Counties Responding to Data Survey for 2013

50Centers or Teams in California

44Counties Represented

This summary presents data from a survey of Children's Advocacy Centers and Multi-disciplinary Teams in California from January 1 to December 31, 2014. The survey was conducted by the Center for Innovation and Resources, Inc. and the Children's Advocacy Centers of California, with funding from the California Children's Justice Act Task Force.

What is a Children's Advocacy Center (CAC) or Multi-disciplinary Team (MDT)?
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2014 California Data Snapshot

50
Number of multi-disciplinary centers and teams across California

44
Number of counties with multi-disciplinary centers or teams

38
Number of centers or teams with a memorandum of understanding (MOU)

28
NCA Member Centers or Teams

30
CACC Member Centers or Teams

43
Number of centers who will perform courtesy interviews for other counties without centers or teams

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12,000

children were served by multi-disciplinary teams and centers in 2014

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Organizational Structures of California's Multi-disciplinary Teams

organizational structures of teams in California, sixteen district attorney offices, eleven non-profit centers, seven child protective services centers, six hospital centers, four sexual assault response team centers and two centers with other organizational structures.

The majority of teams used one of two structures,
District Attorney's Office Based Centers or Non-Profit Centers.