The Iowa Chapter of Children’s Advocacy Centers promotes the development, growth and utilization of Child Advocacy Centers and Multidisciplinary Teams to better serve Iowa’s abused and neglected children and their families.
Child Advocacy Centers provide a child-focused setting designed to provide a safe, comfortable and neutral place where child abuse forensic interviews can be conducted and other support services can be provided for children and families.
Last year the Child Advocacy Centers in Iowa provided 3,581 child victims of abuse with multidisciplinary team investigations, forensic interviews, specialized medical and mental healthcare, and victim advocacy.
Education and Training
- Forensic Interview
- Multidisciplinary Team
- Case Review
- Customized, Discipline-Specific
- Policy Development
- Protocol Development
- Grant Writing
- Policy and Procedure Development
- Accreditation Application and Preparation
- Children’s Advocacy Center Development
ICCAC works with its members to collect and provide vital statistical information. ICCAC provide services that support and encourage its members to meet and exceed the 10 standards required for their national accreditation.