NCCASA Trainings

  •  Additional training information will be added on an on going basis so keep checking back!
  • All trainings are FREE for NCCASA members and $10.00 for non-members.  Payment is expected at the training. You may also complete a Credit Card Authorization Form available here to pay by credit card.
  • All trainings require advanced registration.
  • Training announcements will be posted here, included in the member mailings and emailed out on the training google group (information is below).
  • To register and for general training questions, contact Kristen Howe at
  • NCCASA will begin capturing all events, including trainings, with video and/or photographs.  Participants may opt out at any time.  If you have questions, concerns or want to further discuss this contact NCCASA at (919) 871-1015.

NCCASA is happy to announce our training listserv!  Participation is completely voluntary and will not replace NCCASA’s member mailing or other forms of communication NCCASA uses.  This listserv is designed to share NCCASA’s trainings as well as trainings offered by member programs, allied professionals, and national organizations on topics of sexual assault, domestic violence, child abuse, stalking and human trafficking.

If you would like to sign up simply click here to join.

Tuesday 4/24
Webinar: Limitations to NC Laws and Policies: An Overview of New Web Content

1:00pm – 2:00pm

This will be a 30-45 minute presentation that will: 1) Review new and upcoming additions to the Law and Policy section of the NCCASA website; and 2) Provide an overview of important legislative and policy issues impacting survivors of sexual violence that need to be addressed.

To register:


Tuesday 8th – Thursday 10th

“Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children Community Intervention Project Train-the-Trainer”
with guest trainers Girls Education and Mentoring Services
9:00am – 5:00pm
in Charlotte

The NCCASA Training Institute is honored to welcome guest trainers from GEMS (Girls Education and Mentoring Services) here to North Carolina to provide a 3 day train-the-trainer on commercial sexual exploitation of children.

GEMS’ CSEC 101 is the nationally recognized Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children Community Intervention Project (CCIP) Train-the-Trainer curriculum. GEMS’ CSEC 101 course serves as the foundation for learning, understanding, and working with victims and survivors of CSEC. The training provides foundational knowledge of commercial sexual exploitation (CSE) and domestic trafficking of youth in regards to language, criminal behaviors, and market forces: supply, demand, motivation, as well as the relevance of trauma bonds to victims of CSE and domestic trafficking. The 5 module CSEC 101 curriculum provides a comprehensive overview of CSEC, including the following:

  • Understanding trauma bonds/Stockholm Syndrome
  • Identification of victims
  • Investigating CSEC
  • Best practices in programming and prevention
  • Counseling techniques for commercially sexually exploited (CSE) youth
  • Conducting assessment and intake with CSE victims
  • Criminal behaviors and market forces: supply, demand, motivation
  • Federal and local laws
  • Best practices in investigation and defense
  • Appropriate interviewing for victims and perpetrators
  • Models for court-based interventions

This training is open to current NCCASA members only. The training is capped at 35 participants and is limited to two people per agency. Participants will be provided with the training address after registering. Please note that breakfast and lunch are not provided. To register: