Trainings and Professional Development

PCANC is dedicated to making sure North Carolina’s citizens and professionals have the most effective and up-to-date tools possible to prevent child abuse and neglect before it occurs. Our workshops, trainings, and webinars offer the latest information, research, and strategies to help you strengthen families, increase protective factors, and ensure all children thrive.

Professional Development Opportunities

Our Professional Education Program offers a variety of professional development opportunities including:

pcanc summitt2017 logo FINAL 300


2017 Learning & Leadership Summit

March 7-9, 2017

PCANC’s largest and most comprehensive professional development event, our biennial Learning & Leadership Summit brings together over 300 professionals, researchers, administrators, and child advocates for two days of intensive concentration in a specific topic. Learn more...

As well as...

  • Prevention Network Webinars – Each year PCANC offers webinars on a variety of topics related to child abuse prevention. These webinars are archived and available for members of the Prevention Network.
  • Recognizing and Responding to Suspicions of Child Maltreatment (R&R) – a self-guided online training that teaches citizens and professionals the signs of abuse and neglect, what to do when they suspect it is happening, NC’s reporting law, and what happens after a report is made. This training is available in English and in Spanish at no cost. PLEASE NOTE: The Spanish version of this course will be unavailable until funding can be secured to update the course to include new legislation affecting how child maltreatment is reported.   
  • What is Prevention? - a course designed for professionals and volunteers working with children and families. The one-hour course provides an introduction to child maltreatment prevention. 

For More Information

For more information about training and professional development opportunities, contact at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 919-829-8009.

Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina

A chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America

Photo Gallery