April 2017 Trainings

In recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month, ChicagoCAC hosts numerous trainings throughout the month of April to equip professionals and caregivers to prevent child sexual abuse. View all of our upcoming trainings now.

Request a Training for April

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and this year ChicagoCAC aims to reach more adults than ever before with the skills and information to protect children from sexual abuse. We need your help! Can you request one of our free or low-cost trainings for your colleagues or community group this April?

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and this year ChicagoCAC aims to reach more adults than ever before with the skills and information to protect children from sexual abuse. We need your help! Can you request one of… Read More

New Staff Training for Chicago Park District

Through our partnership with Chicago Park District, we recently trained 50 new staff in their arts, athletics and landscaping departments on keeping children safe from abuse. We’re proud to work with the excellent team at the park district… Read More

Register Now for Internet Safety Training

Register now for “Internet Safety and Kids with Disabilities: What parents and providers need to know.” Led by Chicago Police Detective Charles Hollendoner and Susan Kahan, MA, LPC of the UIC Developmental Disabilities Family Clinic, this training equips caregivers… Read More

Training New CPD Detectives

Yesterday, our team spent three hours with a training class of 160 new detectives, teaching them about our work on investigations of child sexual abuse, our physical abuse program (MPEEC) and our forensic interviewing services for many types of cases. We’re thrilled to talk with detectives about how ChicagoCAC helps children and families in Chicago, and how we work alongside and support Chicago Police Department.

Yesterday, our team spent three hours with a training class of 160 new detectives, teaching them about our work on investigations of child sexual abuse, our physical abuse program (MPEEC) and our forensic interviewing services for many types… Read More

September E-news

Our September e-newsletter features back-to-school resources, details on our next Keeping Children Safe training, a recap of the bill-signing ceremony hosted at the center and more!

August E-news

This month’s e-newsletter celebrates our 15th anniversary, highlights our new training partnership with Brighton Park Elementary School and offers an update on our special events.

Back-to-school Resources

Ready for back-to-school season? Check out great resources from our friends at Stop It Now! about choosing a program for your child. And be sure the staff and volunteers with your child’s school, team or other group know… Read More

080216 SANE Program

We’re honored to collaborate with the Illinois Attorney General’s Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program. Three of our multi-disciplinary team members presented to nurses from across the state about how child advocacy centers work, the importance of forensic… Read More

Brighton Park Partnership

We’re thrilled to announce our partnership with Brighton Park Elementary School to conduct our Keeping Children Safe series! We’ll be working directly with students to teach them ways to stay safe, report broken safety rules and understand that… Read More