• 10seconds

    A report of child abuse is made every ten seconds. Child abuse occurs at every socioeconomic level, across ethnic and cultural lines, within all religions and at all levels of education.
  • To Consent or Not to Consent

  • Mid Atlantic Conference on Child Abuse & Neglect

  • Safe at Home: Seeking Solutions for Adult and Child Survivors of Family Violence

  • Stand Up Against Child Abuse Conference, Syracuse, NY, September 27th

  • Hope Changes Everything: Conference on Child Abuse, Exploitation, and Trafficking

  • 5th Annual Southern Tier MDT Trauma Education Summit

  • Job Announcement: Project Coordinator, Child Witness Materials Development Project

  • NYSCA News - Summer 2016

    NYSCA News is a quarterly newsletter designed to highlight the recent activities and achievements of the New York State Children's Alliance and its membership.
  • 2016 NYS Children's Alliance Annual Membership Conference

    The Conference will take place for a full first day on Tuesday, September 13th and an additional 1/2 day on September 14th at the Holiday Inn in beautiful Saratoga Springs.
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  • First Responder

    Online Training now available free of charge to Law Enforcement statewide through the NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services
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  • Less Is More

    Training for mandated reporters.
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Child Advocacy Centers Now Provide Services to 52 NYS Counties

The New York State Children’s Alliance, Inc. (NYSCA) is a statewide membership organization dedicated to helping local communities effectively respond to allegations of child abuse in a manner that puts the needs of children first. NYSCA was established in May 2000 to represent a network of Child Advocacy Centers (CACs) and Multidisciplinary Teams (MDTs) throughout New York State on a state and federal level. NYSCA provides training and technical assistance to members and supports the development, growth and continuation of CACs and MDTs throughout the state.
CACs provide a child friendly setting in which allegations of abuse are responded to collaboratively by a multidisciplinary team including members of law enforcement, child protective services, prosecutors, medical professionals, mental health providers, victim advocates and Center staff. Centers are based upon a national model designed to reduce the trauma experienced by child victims. From the time of the initial report, through the resolution of the case, the team will work together to conduct a thorough investigation, prosecute offenders and provide the necessary support services to the children and their non-offending family members.

Save the Date: 2017 NYSCA Annual Membership Conference, October 3rd and 4th

Mark your calendars, our Membership Conference will be held again in beautiful Saratoga Springs on October 3rd and 4th, 2017.

 

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