When bad things happen to people as children, the impact on their physical and emotional health is lifelong. Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center (NCPTC) works to end all forms of child abuse, neglect and exploitation through:
- Prevention and awareness,
- Providing care and treatment for children, families and adult survivors
Gundersen NCPTC prepares current and future child protection professionals to recognize and report the abuse of children. As leaders in the field since 2003, more than 100,000 child protection professionals have been trained in all 50 states and 17 countries on topics pertaining to child abuse investigations, prosecutions and prevention. The organization is developing a first-of-its-kind clinical training component to expand child protection education to healthcare professionals.
Gundersen NCPTC is headquartered at Winona State University in Winona, Minn. Resource and training centers are located in
- New Mexico