Goals

The goals of the Children's Advocacy Center are:

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  • To minimize the trauma experienced by children and adolescents who are victims of abuse
  • To improve the investigation and prosecution of sexual and physical abuse cases from the point of intervention through treatment
  • To promote interagency collaboration and effective management in sexual and physical abuse cases
  • To prevent further abuse of victims
  • To provide quality training for professionals in the investigation, prosecution and provision of services for sexually and physically abused children and their non-offending caretakers