The WVCAN Blog.

Keep up with the latest network-wide news, and check out recent child advocacy thought leadership from the WVCAN team.

Meet Elizabeth King

This entry is part of a new series where WVCAN is bringing recognition to everyday heroes throughout the state. Each week through the end of the year, we’ll be highlighting a different team member – CAC staff or allied professional working with a center – who is a hero to us and the kids they […]

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Meet Terry Long

This entry is part of a new series where WVCAN is bringing recognition to everyday heroes throughout the state. Each week through the end of the year, we’ll be highlighting a different team member – CAC staff or allied professional working with a center – who is a hero to us and the kids they […]

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Meet Cheslie Beaver

This entry kicks off a new series where WVCAN is bringing recognition to everyday heroes throughout the state. Each week through the end of the year, we’ll be highlighting a different team member – CAC staff or allied professional working with a center – who is a hero to us and the kids they serve. […]

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My Good Name

The West Virginia Child Advocacy Network recently received a grant from Verizon’s HopeLine® program to enhance our work throughout West Virginia. The HopeLine program supports domestic violence prevention and awareness programs nationwide. Child Advocacy Centers in West Virginia have long been serving children exposed to violence in their homes, and domestic violence often co-occurs with […]

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In-person Forensic Interviewer Peer Review

WVCAN will be hosting an in-person forensic interviewer peer review on November 20th from 9a-4p at Hospice Care in Charleston. Like our prior in-person peer reviews, we will include a didactic portion first thing and then split into small groups for peer review. Lunch will be provided. Attendees must be able to bring a 30-45 […]

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CAC & DV Advocacy – Training and Retreat

This 2-day advocacy training will focus on deepening the high-quality services advocates provide in both CAC and DV programs through collaboration. Topics covered include: determining protective factors, conducting focus groups, principles of social change advocacy, and more. Registration, lodging, and some meals included at no cost. DV and Social Work CEUs available. Download the Event […]

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No Shave for the Brave Fundraiser

This November, join the West Virginia Child Advocacy Network and Child Advocacy Centers across the state by growing out your beard for a good cause! You won’t want to miss this fun celebration of law enforcement, CAC supporters, and the work of CACs to bring hope and healing to kids all across the Mountain State. […]

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