Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center (Gundersen NCPTC) and its programs, Jacob Wetterling Resource Center (JWRC) and Center for Effective Discipline (CED), work to end all forms of child maltreatment through education, training and prevention, while advocating for and serving children, adult survivors and communities.
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.
We are part of Gundersen Health System, a non-profit, comprehensive integrated healthcare network headquartered in La Crosse, Wis.
Gundersen’s more than 7,000 employees serve 19 counties in western Wisconsin, southeastern Minnesota, and northeastern Iowa. Our organization includes a large multi-specialty group medical practice, teaching hospital, regional community clinics and hospitals, behavioral health services, vision centers, pharmacies, air and ground ambulances, and several national and international innovative initiatives. Consistently ranked among the top 5 percent of hospitals in the United States for clinical quality by independent healthcare ratings organizations, and the first health system in the country to achieve energy independence, Gundersen relentlessly pursues improved health for patients, their families and the communities we serve.