Teresa Huizar, Executive Director of the National Children’s Alliance, has worked with the children’s advocacy movement in various capacities since 1993. Over the past 16 years, Ms. Huizar has assisted in successfully passing legislation and creating policy initiatives on the local, state and national levels, supporting and advancing the child abuse prevention, intervention and advocacy movement. Ms. Huizar’s professional experience includes leadership positions with two Children’s Advocacy Centers in Colorado, United Way of Weld County, Colorado, and the Western Regional Children’s Advocacy Center. She has also published reports and technical assistance manuals on organizational development for Children’s Advocacy Centers, a cost-benefit analysis of the interdisciplinary model used by accredited Children’s Advocacy Centers around the country, and a gap analysis of service coverage for Children’s Advocacy Centers in both the western region and the United States as a whole.
Accreditation Bootcamp – 2017 EDITION
Accreditation Bootcamp is designed to provide an overview of the accreditation process, provide participants with a framework for developing their application, and help them understand what to expect during a site visit. Topics to be covered include: history of the accreditation process; NCA accreditation procedures; overview of NCA standards for Accredited Members; putting standards into practice; common challenges centers face in meeting standards; what to do when current practice may not meet the standard; engaging your team in the process and creating a “plan of attack”; preparing your application; and what to expect from a site visit. Accreditation Bootcamp is great resource to share with MDT Partners, new employees, and Board Members. In all honesty is could also be titled, “Understanding the NCA Accreditation Standards!”
|Teresa Huizar||10 hours||Self-Paced|