CAC Training and Professional Development
The Children's Assessment Center (The CAC) works to protect children by increasing awareness in the community about child sexual abuse. The CAC's training and outreach programs are designed to help professionals that work with children identify the signs and symptoms of sexual abuse and equip them with the necessary knowledge to protect children.
Speaker Request Program
The CAC provides trainings and education to community members and professionals through the Speaker Request Program. For a complete list of upcoming trainings and trainings available through our Speaker Request Program, or to request a training or prevention program, please email Karen Kennard at Karen.Kennard@cac.hctx.net.
Sexual Behavior Problems in Juveniles and Adults: Adjudicate or Liberate?
3CEs: Social Work, Professional Counseling, Professional Education, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Psychology. This training is appropriate for Psychologists.
The Children’s Assessment Center
Training Center * 2500 Bolsover * Houston, TX 77005
- Discuss and distinguish between healthy, problematic and criminal sexual behaviors in adolescents and adults.
- Apply the Risk-Need-Responsibility (RNR) model to reduce recidivism risk in youth with sexually problematic behavior.
- Assess tools for predicting, and treatment approaches for mitigating, recidivism risk in sexually abusive juveniles and adults.
- Analyze some didactic and therapeutic interventions familiar to Licensed Sex Offender Treatment Providers (LSOTP) and Certified Sexual Addictions Therapists (CSAT).
To receive emails regarding upcoming professional trainings, send an email to Training.CAC@cac.hctx.net with "Training Email List" in the subject line.
The CAC & Child Advocates Inc. Volunteer Training
2017 Training Dates - Volunteer Training is held at The CAC from 5:30pm - 9:00pm
May 17, 2017
June 21, 2017
August 16, 2017
September 20, 2017
October 11, 2017
November 8, 2017
Volunteer questions, please contact Merri Hahn, Children's Services Coordinator at Merri.Hahn@cac.hctx.net or 713-986-3553.