Session 5C: Getting to Know NCA's New Optional Standards for Accrediation

Track: The Business of Child Advocacy 

NCA’s three new Optional Standards for Accreditation will take effect in 2023: Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, Medical Evaluation of Physical Abuse, and Prevention. We will review the requirements for each, how to document that your CAC met the requirements, and the process to gain accreditation in one or more of the Optional Standards.

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5C: Getting to Know NCA's New Optional Standards for Accrediation
06/06/2022 at 8:00 AM (EDT)   |  60 minutes  |   Closed captions available
06/06/2022 at 8:00 AM (EDT)   |  60 minutes  |   Closed captions available NCA’s three new Optional Standards for Accreditation will take effect in 2023: Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, Medical Evaluation of Physical Abuse, and Prevention. We will review the requirements for each, how to document that your CAC met the requirements, and the process to gain accreditation in one or more of the Optional Standards.
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Alyssa Todd

Accreditation Coordinator

National Children's Alliance

Alyssa Todd worked as an Investigative Social Worker for Vermont CPS for almost five years, then moved to Philadelphia for grad school, where she continued to work with youth in foster care. She moved back to Vermont and became the Director and Forensic Interviewer of a small Associate Member center in Brattleboro, VT in 2012. In 2016 the Center became fully Accredited with NCA under Ms. Todd's leadership. During her time working at a CAC, her interests were mostly focused on Forensic Interviewing and Vicarious Trauma.

Alyson McKenzie

Director of Accreditation

National Children's Alliance

Alyson MacKenzie is the Director of Accreditation at National Children’s Alliance, and manages the accreditation process for Child Advocacy Centers throughout the country. Previously Alyson was the Senior Program Associate of Accreditation at NCA as well as Program Associate at NCA, managing grants and membership for the Southern Region of the United States. She has a Master’s Degree in Social Work and a Certificate in Human Service Management from Boston University. Ms. MacKenzie has years of experience providing training and technical assistance to Children’s Advocacy Centers across the country.