Session 2F: The Benefits of Tracking Services for CSEC Clients and Military Families in NCAtrak – Hear From the Research Experts
Track: Research & Innovative Practices
Please join Wendy Walsh, Ph.D., Ernestine Briggs-King, Ph.D. and Andy Dixon as they discuss collecting the data for provision of services to clients referred for CSEC images and human trafficking, as well as for services for Military Families. The CAC movement has long known that data collection can inform and guide best practice and this panel will discuss ways to improve collecting and tracking data on service provision and how to put this information to best use.
Chief Technology Officer
Healthcare Technology Partners (HTP) LLC
Mr. Andrew Dixson is the Chief Technology Officer at Healthcare Technology Partners (HTP) LLC, which provides support for electronic medical record systems at several U.S. Department of Energy sites across the country. Prior to joining HTP he was the lead designer and developer on the team that created NCAtrak in 2004. He continued to support the NCAtrak training, development, and operations through 2010. Mr. Dixson is glad to now be reunited with the NCAtrak team as a consultant.
Ernestine Briggs-King, Ph.D
Child and Family Clinical Psychologist, Duke Health
Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine
Wendy A. Walsh, PhD
Research Associate Professor
Crimes against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire
Wendy A. Walsh, Ph.D., is Research Faculty at the University of New Hampshire’s Crimes against Children Research Center, where she has worked for over 20 years conducting research on child and family victimization. She has published extensively on Children’s Advocacy Centers, technology-based victimization, and the criminal justice response to child abuse. She recently evaluated the National TeleNursing Center in Massachusetts, a pilot project in six sites across the country to use telemedicine to bring quality forensic medical examinations to adolescent and adult victims of sexual assault in rural, tribal, military, and underserved areas. Current projects include evaluating a statewide telehealth initiative in Arkansas to bring quality sexual assault forensic exams to underserved areas and working with Children’s Advocacy Centers in NH to improve the response to youth with problematic sexualized behavior. She regularly consults with the National Children’s Alliance on a number of projects, including recently developing a youth satisfaction survey and tracking mental health services and services to human trafficking and child pornography victims. Dr. Walsh is the author and co-author of numerous articles about child victimization and service use, the impact of victimization, and criminal justice outcomes.