It’s that time of year again- join us for four days of learning, professional development, and networking for professionals working with child victims of abuse and exploitation, including those in child advocacy, law enforcement, child forensic interviewing, social work, prosecution, child protective services, victim advocacy, medical providers, mental health, probation, and more!
Due to COVID-19 safety regulations, this year’s conference will be held virtually on May 11th, 13th, 18th, and 20th, from 1:00-4:30PM.
We are so excited to welcome this year’s incredible speakers, including Joyce James, LMSW-AP as our keynote speaker. Ms. James is the founder and CEO of Joyce James Consulting, LLC, where she is the lead racial equity consultant. The conference will also feature a plenary speaker, Dr. Graham Hill, who is a subject matter expert in relation to the behavior of adults who sexually abuse children.
Click here to visit our conference website for registration & more information on workshops and sponsorships!
The Massachusetts Children’s Alliance is seeking a full time Administrative Coordinator to support the oversight of day to day operations. Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Administrative Coordinator will provide overall office administrative support, work with the Director of Grants Management to ensure that the agency is in compliance with all requirements set by both public and private funders, assist with fundraising initiatives, and other duties as assigned. View Idealist for more information on the position requirements and responsibilities, as well as information on how to apply.
MACA is seeking a new CSEC Statewide Coordinator to join our team this fall! Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the CSEC Statewide Coordinator will promote and support the multidisciplinary team (MDT) response to commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) based at the 12 Children’s Advocacy Centers (CACs) across the state. The position will coordinate efforts and activities to ensure that the CAC-based MDT response remains central to intervention and service provision.
For more information and how to apply, please check out our posting here!
Join us on May 26, 2020 at 7PM EST for a live conversation with Sasha to discuss his critically acclaimed documentary, REWIND, his family’s journey in healing from multigenerational child sexual abuse, and the incredible public response to his story.
Register Here: https://bit.ly/MACAREWIND
Watch REWIND for free on PBS: https://www.pbs.org/independentlens/films/rewind/
UPDATE: In light of the concerns regarding the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in Massachusetts, MACA’s 10th Annual Statewide Conference will be a virtual event on September 2nd, 3rd and 10th.
Join us for a full day of learning, professional development, and networking for professionals working with child victims of abuse and exploitation, including those in child advocacy, law enforcement, child forensic interviewing, social work, prosecution, child protective services, victim advocacy, medical providers, mental health, probation, and more!
Register for the conference, learn more about workshops and our sponsors on our conference website here!
This GivingTuesday, support MACA to make Massachusetts a safer place for children. Donate at https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/maca
MACA is accepting applications for an Education and Training Coordinator! Please see our posting on Idealist for more information and how to apply!
Check out MACA’s Back to School Newsletter featuring resources on how to talk about body safety with children, how trauma impacts learning in the classroom and more.
Check out our Summer 2019 Newsletter to find out what the MACA team has been up to this Spring. Sending your children to summer camp? We have tips and questions to ask your camp to make sure your children are safe this summer!
On May 7, 2019, MACA held its 9th Annual Statewide Conference- Healing, Hope and Justice: An Advanced Conversation featuring keynote speaker, Sasha Joseph Neulinger, Founder & President of Voice for the Kids, and plenary speaker Jenn Abelson, investigative reporter and author. Check out more pictures from the conference on our Facebook Page
Thank you to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Comcast, Insource Services Inc, National Association of Social Workers MA, Eastern Bank, Tufts Health Plan, ML Strategies, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, the MAMA Bear Effect, Saint Anne’s Hospital, CaseCracker, Market Basket and DGI Communications for your generous sponsorships.