Continuing Education and Training

The Center offers educational opportunities to professionals and community organizations on identification, reporting, and prevention of child abuse and neglect.  

The following three programs for general audiences are offered throughout the year.  Please contact CAC for further information on these programs and to schedule a program specifically for your organization. 

Stewards of Children 

This program uses a mix of survivor stories, expert advice, and practical guidance for preventing child sexual abuse, and is appropriate for any adult concerned about the well-being of children. The course is video based, takes 2 to 2.5 hours to complete, and fulfills state child abuse education requirements for educators.

Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse

This program covers recognizing the types of abuse, your obligation to report, and other valuable information. The course takes 1 hour to complete and fulfills state child abuse education requirements for educators.

About The Children’s Advocacy Center

This program is a general information presentation about the Children’s Advocacy Center, and can be tailored to your group and time frame

And especially for our professional partners…

The Annual Interventions and Investigations Conference

 This one-day conference focuses on new research-based and best-practice topics in the child maltreatment, trauma informed and victim services field and is designed for judicial, medical, social service and therapeutic professionals.   The conference accrues approved Continuing Education Credit under the following professional programs:

    • the Texas Commission of Law Enforcement Standards and Education (TCOLE)
    • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
    • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
    • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

The cost of the 2019 workshop is $75 inclusive of breakfast and lunch.  For further information about the program, presenters and lodging at the Hampton Inn and Suites, Bastrop, please contact the CAC at 512.321.6161 or [email protected].   Tickets are available online only, through EventBrite.