Session 3G: Serving Rural Communities with Child Advocacy Mobile Offices

Track: Rural 

The Child Advocacy Center of Northern New York uses two Child Advocacy Mobile Offices (CAMOs) to serve three counties, covering 5,827 square miles. We'll talk about starting a mobile program and funding options and share funny stories, aha moments, and lessons we've learned along the way.

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Session 3G: Serving Rural Communities with Child Advocacy Mobile Offices
06/06/2022 at 8:00 AM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
06/06/2022 at 8:00 AM (EDT)   |  60 minutes The Child Advocacy Center of Northern New York uses two Child Advocacy Mobile Offices (CAMOs) to serve three counties, covering 5,827 square miles. We'll talk about starting a mobile program and funding options and share funny stories, aha moments, and lessons we've learned along the way.
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Christine Kennedy

Director of Forensic Interviewing/Mobile Unit Coordinator

Victims Assistance Center of Jefferson County's Child Advocacy Center of Northern New York

Christine is the Director of Forensic Interviewing and Mobile Unit Coordinator at the Child Advocacy Center of Northern New York where she actively conducts forensic interviews and oversees a team of 3 on-staff forensic interviewers that serve 3 counties in New York State. Christine developed and implemented the Child Advocacy Mobile Office program to provide services to children residing throughout the large geographic area served by the CAC of NNY. Christine is trained in both Child First and NCAC interviewing models. Christine has a Bachelor of Science in Public Justice from SUNY Oswego; her background started in law enforcement over 2 decades ago. In addition to being a full time interviewer, Christine also currently serves as the Chief of Police of the Dexter Police Department in Dexter, New York.

Amy Quonce

Deputy Director

Victims Assistance Center of Jefferson County's Child Advocacy Center of Northern New York

Amy has worked at the Child Advocacy Center of Northern New York since the day the doors to the Center first opened in 2006. During the past 15 years Amy has held many positions within the CAC starting as advocate and then transitioning to Team Coordinator, Program Director and now Deputy Director. Throughout this time there have been many opportunities for expansion and enhancement of the services offered by the CAC. Since 2016 the CAC has expanded into a regional program (now serving 3 counties), opened a satellite office, added a facility dog, purchased two Child Advocacy Mobile Offices, and went from a staff of 2 to a staff of 16.