FORENSIC INTERVIEWING

Child forensic interviews are conducted to avoid multiple interviews.  Trained interviews speak with children while investigators watch from another room. Interviews are developmentally and culturally sensitive, unbiased, fact-finding, and legally sound.  

MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM

The Eddy Co. and Lea Co. Child Abuse Multidisciplinary Teams are composed of representatives from the District Attorney's Office, local and state Law Enforcement agencies, CYFD, Child Forensic Interviewers, Medical personnel, Mental Health professionals, and Victim Advocates.

ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAMS

Prevention Programs are a vital part of the CAC's services. The My Body

Is Mine! & Kid Detective Programs are presented in all area elementary schools. Middle and High School programs are also avaliable.  

Adult Prevention Programs give adults the tools they need to protect the children in our community.

ADVOCACY SERVICES

Victim advocates are available to provide needed crisis intervention, safety planning, ongoing support, access to additional services and resources needed by the child and family, including access to victims of crime funding.

SEXUAL ASSAULT & DOMESTIC VIOLENCE EXAM PROGRAM         

Specially trained Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE), offer free forensic exam services for victims of sexual assault, intimate partner violence including domestic violence, elder abuse and child abuse.  Adult exams may done with or without the involvement of law enforcement.

TRAUMA FOCUSED

COUNSELING SERVICES

Trauma Focused-Cognitive

Behavior Therapy is the most effective evidence-based model

for treating children and adolescents who have been impacted by traumatic events.

Therapy allows both children and their family to develop healthy skills and communication techniques while dealing with difficult issues.

CORNERSTONE PROGRAM

Education - Intervention - Skills - Recovery

The Cornerstone Programs works to educate elementary-secondary children about good decision making and positive relationship in all areas of their lives.  Youth and their caregivers needing assistance with drug use will benefit from individual and group sessions geared toward understand, communication and recovery from drug addiction.

PROGRAMS

OUTREACH SERVICES and PROGRAMS

VIRTUS

Darkness To Light

 

Trainings:

  • Reporting Abuse

  • Signs and Symptoms of Abuse

  • Strangulation Prevention

  • Quarterly Community Trainings on Child Abuse Topics

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Call us:

575-200-3929

575-964-2064

Find us: 

1313 W Mermod, Carlsbad, NM 88220

114 W Snyder, Hobbs, NM 88240

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