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    • 17 Nov 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • 2711 Colonial Dr, Columbia, SC 29203

    SCNCAC is excited to announce that Rita Farrell, Forensic Interview Specialist at Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center, will be the featured speaker for the 2017 SCNCAC Statewide Forensic Interview Peer Review Session. Ms. Farrell will be discussing emerging issues in the field of forensic interviewing, interviewing victims of trafficking, and exploring all forms of maltreatment in the forensic interview. Attendees can expect to learn about the following:

    ·         Best practices for using anatomical diagrams

    ·         Differences in conducting interviews with children who have been trafficked

    ·         Examining strategies in cases when family has sexually exploited children

    ·         Concrete suggestions in exploring all types of maltreatment in the forensic interview

    ·         Polyvictimization research

    Rita Farrell currently serves as the forensic interview specialist of Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center (Gundersen NCPTC) at NorthWest Arkansas Community College. She manages the ChildFirst® Arkansas program and serves as the director of Education for the Children’s Advocacy Center of Benton County. She is the co-author of the ChildFirst® Forensic Interview Protocol and the development of advanced training courses and programs for forensic interviewers. Rita has conducted more than 1,500 child interviews, testified in numerous court cases and trained for the ChildFirst® program in Indiana since 2002. Rita is a certified law enforcement instructor and has trained at the national level since 2006 on many child a use related topics. She has authored five peer reviewed articles specific to forensic interviewing of child abuse victims.


    • 8 Dec 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 1300 Pickens St, Columbia, SC 29201

    This is a regular meeting of the board of directors of the South Carolina Network of Children's Advocacy Centers. Meeting packets for board members will be distributed prior to the meeting. The meeting will be held at the SCNCAC offices located at the address below. You may use the interactive map for driving directions to the meeting.

    Meeting Location

    SCNCAC Office
    1300 Pickens Street
    Columbia, SC 29201


    • 8 Dec 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • 1300 Pickens St, Columbia, SC 29201

    This is the Annual CAC membership meeting of the South Carolina Network of Children's Advocacy Centers. Lunch will be served during the meeting for those that selected a lunch option. The meeting will be held at the SCNCAC offices located at the address below. You may use the interactive map for driving directions to the meeting.

    Meeting Location

    SCNCAC Office
    1300 Pickens Street
    Columbia, SC 29201


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