Each year, over 45 million children in the United States are affected by violence, crime, abuse, or psychological trauma.1 Trauma exposure can significantly interfere with the way children’s brains assess threat, which in turn can affect how they respond to stress. The negative impact of trauma exposure is particularly relevant for children and families in […]
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Guardian ad Litem Team and Friends: Since the new normalcy law is effective today, I want you to have our new GAL Standard on the new law. We will work with the caregivers and providers to assist in its implementation. It’s been great working so closely with all of you to ensure that “Let Kids […]
The National Association of Counsel for Children (NACC) is a non-profit child advocacy and professional membership association dedicated to representation and protection of children in the legal system. The NACC provides training and technical assistance to child advocates and works to improve the child welfare, juvenile justice and private custody systems. NACC membership is comprised primarily of attorneys and judges, although the fields of medicine, social work, mental health, education, and law enforcement are also represented.