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NACA Cross-Mentoring Training – Addressing Child Sexual Abuse in Indian Country

NACA annually hosts a two-day training for tribes working with children who have been sexually abused.

Training Goals:

  • Learn how to establish Indian Child Advocacy
    Centers Learn basics on forensic interviewing
  • Tips on grant writing & fundraising
  • Outcomes Evaluation: Measuring your
    program’s success
  • How to develop multidisciplinary teams
  • Building Community Awareness and Education
    to prevent child sexual abuse
  • Basics on child abuse protocol
  • Learn how to access national, regional and
    local resources for program support


  • Developing and maintaining Indian
    Child Advocacy Centers
  • Forensic Interviewing
  • Crash course on grant writing & fundraising
  • Program Evaluation
  • Problem solving, get advice from the experts
  • Internet Crimes Against Children
  • Developing Multidisciplinary teams

*Partial travel scholarship may be available.

When: Contact us for information on the next
training dates.




On-Site Training

Currently providing on-site training to Native communities to create a comprehensive CAC and MDT for tribal communities.

Contact NACA to apply for this intensive technical assistance and training opportunity.

Technical Assistance

NACA provides training and technical assistance in tribal communities on the following topics:

  • Strengthening multi-disciplinary teams and team development
  • Building Child Advocacy Centers in tribal communities
  • Exploring the legal aspects of child protection and the unique challenges working in tribal communities
  • Forensic Interviewing
  • Effects of Domestic Violence on Children

Training 2

Stewards of Children is an evidence-based sexual abuse prevention training program that educates adults to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse, and motivates them to courageous action. It is a 2.5 hour training using an interactive workbook, 7Step Guide and An accompanying 1 ¼ hour DVD integrating segments of sexual abuse survivors relating their stories of violation and healing, with segments from the author of the curriculum and from professionals who interface daily with the problem of sexual abuse. Call or write to us if you would like to have this training in your community

To Report Suspected Abuse Please Call: 800-422-4453
Native American Children's Alliance
PO Box 18288, Cleveland, OH 44118
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