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Breaking the Cycle of Child Abuse:

Breaking the Cycle of Child Abuse restoring trust once lost

Scope of Child Abuse:

Scope of Child Abuse 3 Million cases reported each year Under-reporting is estimated at nearly 60% Approximately 20% of American women and 5-16% of American men experience some form of sexual abuse as children Sources: Child Sexual Abuse: A Core Social Problem by K. Wooden 2004 Department of Health and Human Services 2004, American Medical Association National Center on Child Abuse Prevention, 2007

Long-term Impact:

Long-term Impact A child who has been abused is more likely to : Commit crimes as a juvenile or adult Abuse drugs and alcohol Experience academic problems Experience health problems Become a child abuser as an adult

Before the CCAC. . .:

Before the CCAC. . . An Inefficient System Teacher Principal School Nurse Police Officer Nurse Social Worker Doctor Detective Specialized Nurse Specialized Doctor Specialized Social Worker Child Protection Investigator Lawyer Counselor

The CCAC:

One Child, One Story, One Place State’s Attorneys Medical Chicago Police DCFS The CCAC

The CCAC:

The CCAC Founded by Mayor Daley in 1998 Helps 2,000-2,500 children each year 75% of children are under age 13 The only agency in Chicago solely dedicated to investigating child abuse. A Recognized Leader Has served over 16,000 children reported as abused. National & International model for child abuse investigations Achieved 92% satisfaction among its children and families 2005 Prevent Child Abuse Illinois Award Winner

Programs & Services:

Programs & Services Coordinated Investigations & Inter-Agency Collaboration Specialized Child-Friendly Interviews Crisis Intervention Family Support & Case Management Services Transportation & Child Care Mental Health Services Individual & Group Therapy Art Therapy Adolescent Counseling Program Parent Support Groups

Impact:

Impact Care begins within days — not years Children no longer re-traumatized through repeated interviews Integrity of collected evidence is maintained Increase in arrests and convictions through real-time collaboration

How You Can Help:

How You Can Help Join our new Associates Board ! Help Plan & Attend Events Volunteer for Events & Special Projects Build Awareness about Child Abuse & the CCAC Invite Friends & Colleagues to help!

On Behalf of our Clients, Staff and Board::

On Behalf of our Clients, Staff and Board: Thank you for coming! We hope that you will join us to make a difference in the lives of Chicago’s abused children.

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