Introduction

James Herbert, Wendy Walsh, Pearl Rimer, Annick St-Amand, Danielle Nadeau

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperForeword/postscriptpeer-review

Abstract

Child Advocacy Centres (CACs), also known as Child & Youth Advocacy Centres, Children’s Houses, and Barnahus, are a common approach to improving the multidisciplinary response to abuse and violence in the lives of children and youth. Centres operate on the principle of a comprehensive system response and establishing agreed-on standards and procedures to facilitate timely communication and information sharing, as well as reducing redundancy and streamlining activities. CACs also have procedures cognizant of and sensitive to the needs of trauma-affected children and youth
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationContemporary and Innovative Practices in Child and Youth Advocacy Centre Models
EditorsAnnick St-Amand, Pearl Rimer, Danielle Nadeau, James Herbert, Wendy Walsh
Place of PublicationCanada
Pages1-8
ISBN (Electronic) 978-2-7605-5540-2
Publication statusPublished - 2023
Externally publishedYes

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