Prevention During COVID-19
Recorded On: 04/30/2020
This webinar offers a panel discussion from your CAC and Chapter peers across the country, sharing their innovative projects and strategies that focus on child safety and prevention during this difficult time. Join us to learn how CACs in rural, suburban, and urban areas are engaging teachers and other community members to keep an eye on children during a dangerous time of isolation.
CEO, Granite State Children's Alliance
Susie's Place - The Hendricks County Child Advocacy Center
Clinical Director, Day One - RI Chapter of CACs
Administrator, Utah Children's Justice Center Program
Tracey Tabet has been with the Attorney General’s Office since 1994 and is the administrator for the Utah Children’s Justice Center (CJC) Program, where she oversees the state’s 23 Children’s Justice Centers. Under her leadership, the program has expanded services to 28 of Utah’s 29 counties, has implemented measures to promote equity and accountability, and has become a strong voice for victims on Utah’s Capitol Hill. As the coordinator for the Utah Chapter of the National Children’s Alliance (NCA), she co- chaired NCA’s Chapter Collaborative Work Group and the SHINE Campaign Collaborative Work Group. She received the Outstanding State Chapter Leader Award from NCA in 2012 and the Anne Freimuth Child Advocate of the Year Award from Prevent Child Abuse Utah in 2016. She currently serves on several boards, including the Utah Victims Council, the Utah Coalition for Protecting Childhood, and is a member of the Utah Women’s Forum. Tracey grew up in rural southeastern Utah and is a graduate of the University of Utah and Westminster College.
Kristie McKenney (Moderator)
Director of Member Services and Chapter Development, NCA
Kristie McKenney, MS. has dedicated the last 20 years to children through her work developing and enhancing Children’s Advocacy Centers.She has extensive experience that includes forensic interviewing of child victims of crime, opening and managing a multi-site children’s advocacy center, leading a state chapter of children’s advocacy centers and most recently as the Director of Member Services and Chapter Development for the National Children’s Alliance.She has trained professionals in the areas of child sexual abuse, forensic interviewing, child advocacy center development, board development, resource development and leadership strategies.Ms. McKenney has worked with countless diverse groups, individuals and organizations on strategic planning, leadership development and other organizational initiatives.She earned her M.S. in Organizational Management and Leadership with a concentration in Criminal Justice Studies from Springfield College in 2005 and her B.A. in Psychology from Keene State College in 1994.