Is your family prepared? You know what to do if there is a fire or a snowstorm, but what about if there is a report of sexual abuse? Download our safety plan to prepare and have a conversation with your family today.
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 is hosting an open house on Wednesday, October 8th from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM. Tour our facility at 2300 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21218, and learn more about the work that your time, energy, and donations make happen.
Invite your friends to see and experience BCAC in action first-hand. The evening will include a tour, Q&A, and an opportunity to share your ideas with BCAC staff. Light refreshments will be provided.
Street parking is available on North Charles and 23rd Streets. Click here to RSVP or call 443-984-3013 for more information.
BCAC frequently offers free, useful trainings to youth-serving professionals at our office in Charles Village. See below for upcoming trainings.
Doing What’s Right Is Always Easy - Ethics (Wednesday, October 8th - 9am to 12pm) - This ethics seminar will explore the history of the NASW requirement and the most frequent ethical violations. We will see how ethical dilemmas may look in real life. Finally, you will review ethical decision-making. (Three (3) Ethics CEU's - $45) Click here to register and learn more.
Serving GLBTQ Youth: Understanding the GLBTQ Population: Challenges, Statistics, Risk Factors, and Prevalence of Sexual Abuse/Assault (Tuesday, October 21st - 9am to 12pm) - This is a training that will provide information on understanding the GLBTQ population with a focus on youth. General terminology and prevalence of sexual assault will be discussed as well as how to work with caregivers. The audience for this workshop is social workers, counselors, psychologists, case managers, medical professionals, and law enforcement. Click here to register and learn more.
Vicarious Trauma and Building Resiliency in Child Abuse Professionals (Wednesday, October 22nd - 9am to 12pm) - This training addresses the emotional, mental, and physical toll that is often imposed on those in helping professions. (Three (3) CEU's - $45) Click here to register and learn more.
Conflict Resolution (Tuesday, November 18th - 9am to 12pm) - Attending this seminar will provide you with skills to improve communication so conflicts are avoided and relationships are strengthened. (Three (3) CEU's - $45) Click here to register and learn more.
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.