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October 2005Vol. 6, No. 8Online Training From National Experts

The National Children's Advocacy Center (NCAC) in Child Abuse Response and Prevention offers free online training sessions for individuals and groups on a variety of child abuse topics. In these courses, national experts from such fields as law, child development, and law enforcement and investigation serve as presenters. Each online course ranges from 1 to 3 hours and includes a pretest, PowerPoint presentation, and posttest. The following courses are currently available online:

  • Child Development 101
  • Child Sexual Abuse: A Judicial Perspective
  • Developmental Perspectives on Child Sexual Behavior in Children and Adolescents
  • Interviewing Preschool Children
  • Law Enforcement's Response to Child Sexual Abuse
  • Profiling the Child Molester
  • Providing Expert Testimony in Child Sexual Abuse Cases
  • Standards for Prevention Programs
  • Teaching With Teddy
  • The Emotional Effects of Domestic Violence on Children
  • The Medical & Developmental Effects of Domestic Violence on Children
  • Working with the Non-Offending Caregiver

NCAC's Online Training Courses are supported by grants from the U.S. Department of Justice and are available at