BCAC relies on the generosity of community members like you to support our mission to provide all reported victims of child sexual abuse in Baltimore and their non-offending caretakers with comprehensive forensic interviews, medical treatment, and mental
Mandated Reporters are teachers, social workers, nurses, and many professionals who work with children. Every state has laws requiring a report of abuse if they have reason to believe it occurred. But do you know what number to call and what to do?
BCAC asks "What About Kids?" While its laudable that the NFL is focusing on domestic violence and sex assault in their #NoMore campaign, we think that concern over kids and child abuse has been left out. But we're doing something about it. Click and learn
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BCAC frequently offers low-cost, useful trainings to youth-serving professionals at our office in Charles Village, such as:
Creatively Connecting with Youth (Wednesday, December 3rd - 3pm to 5pm) - Effective communication is a key component in engaging today's youth. Connecting with these youth has become more crucial than ever. You have to speak the language but more importantlyly, you have to know the language to help them develop their voice in their language. This workshop will introduce you to the methods and insight necessary to not only hear from artistic youth, but to listen. Click here to register and learn more.
Internet Safety for Parents and the Community (Tuesday, December 9th - 10am to 12pm) -This interactive workshop will cover facts of online risks, statistics, and tips for keeping kids safer online. Click here to register and learn more.
Mandated Reporter Training (Wednesday, December 10th - 9am to 11am) - This workshop will identify the mandated reporters, their role and their responsibility as mandated reporters. It will also review Maryland State law, requirements for reporting and the signs and symptoms of physical abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect. This workshop will also provide the participant with the reasons to report and information on how to report; in addition to exploring the long term impact of abuse on the most vulnreable and the role of the child advocacy center. Click here to register and learn more.
Click here to view the complete list of upcoming trainings.
Check out this virtual tour produced by StoryFarm for a look at a day-in-the-life of BCAC.
Can your youth-serving institution afford to have a Sandusky / Penn State-like incident ruin its reputation and put your children at risk? Do you know how to report suspected abuse? Find out how you can protect your school and protect your children from the risk of child abuse. Click to learn more or send us an email to sign up your school or camp today! Watch the story on WBAL.
Read the article in the Jewish Times from 8/16/2013
BCAC, via a grant from the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention, created Project CARD to train first responders on the need for minimal facts collection when working with children. View our video and resources.
BCAC is committed to transparency. View our Guidestar report online here.