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May 26, 2020

Transitioning Services During COVID-19.

Children’s Advocacy Centers across the US are faced with determining how to transition in-person direct services for children and families to a process that takes precautionary measures against the spread of COVID-19. In this episode, Jerri Sites talks with Dr. Paula Wolfteich, Intervention and Clinical Director of the National Children’s Advocacy Center. Paula shares how NCAC has transitioned their services in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Paula is the Intervention and Clinical Director at the National Children’s Advocacy Center (NCAC) in Huntsville, AL. Paula is a licensed psychologist with over 20 years of experience as a practitioner, trainer, and researcher in the field of child maltreatment. She has experience working within child protective agencies and Children’s Advocacy Centers (CACs) conducting psychological evaluations, forensic interviews, therapy, program evaluation, and research. She has also had over 10 years of teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate level teaching courses primarily in child and developmental psychology, assessment and child therapies.

Recorded remotely on April 30, 2020.


Music credits: "Airport Lounge" Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License.

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