Series date: 
03/25/2024 - 8:00am EDT to 12/31/2024 - 12:00pm EST

The Child Advocacy Training and Support (CATS) Center is a national training center designed to connect Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) multidisciplinary teams and their associated mental health providers with trauma-focused, evidence-based training, highlighting National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) curriculum and trainers.  The CATS Center’s MDT training agenda includes:  Foundations for Out Reach through Experiential Child Advocacy Studies Training (FORECAST), Secondary Traumatic Stress, and MDT Implementation Planning.  CATS Center trainings are designed to meet the National Children’s Alliance Standards for Accreditation.

 Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 



This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team.



Target audience: This educational activity is designed for Mental Health Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Law Enforcement, Victim Advocates, Lawyers, Child Welfare Workers.

For questions, contact Jennifer McCaffrey via email at

Series location: 
United States