Resources by Online Source

The following websites compile resources on multiple topics relevant to MDTs and CACs.

To search for information on specific topic areas, visit WRCAC Resource by Topic. 

California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare

The CEBC helps to identify and disseminate information regarding evidence-based practices relevant to child welfare. The CEBC Program Registry provides information on both evidence-based and non-evidence-based child welfare related practices to statewide agencies, counties, public and private organizations, and individuals. This information is provided in simple straightforward formats reducing the user’s need to conduct literature searches, review extensive literature, or understand and critique research methodology.

Child Abuse Library Online (CALiO™)

The Child Abuse Library Online (CALiO™) is a service of the National Children’s Advocacy Center and the largest online resource library for child maltreatment professionals. CALiO™ contains professional knowledge, educational materials, full-text publications, and over 3000 keyword-searchable resources. The library is freely accessible to anyone and provides resources to professionals, students, educational institutions, and more.

Child Welfare Information Gateway

Child Welfare Information Gateway library staff collect a wide range of literature relating to child welfare, including child abuse prevention, child abuse and neglect, out-of-home care, adoption, and other topics. To our current collection of over 80,000 items, we add approximately 250 resources a month to the library, including peer-reviewed journal articles, books, evaluation reports, grantee final reports, and program reports.

Regional Children’s Advocacy Centers

Midwest Regional Children’s Advocacy Center Resource Library

Northeast Regional Children’s Advocacy Center Resources

Southern Regional Children’s Advocacy Center Resources

The Regional Children’s Advocacy Centers provide links to many publications and documents relevant to MDTs, CACs and Chapters around the country.  Topic areas include accreditation standards, CAC management, commercial and sexual exploitation of children, cultural competency, job descriptions, medical, mental health, multi-disciplinary teams, prevention, research to practice, succession planning, vicarious trauma, and victim advocacy.