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The Children’s Assessment Center

The Children’s Assessment Center
2500 Bolsover
Houston, Texas 77005

Phone: 713-986-3300
Fax: 713-986-3553
http://www.cachouston.org
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Last Updated: 9.25.2012 | Printer-friendly Version

Executive Director

Elaine D. Stolte

Mission Statement

The mission of The Children’s Assessment Center is to provide a professional, compassionate and coordinated approach to the treatment of sexually abused children and their families and to serve as an advocate for all children in our community.

Operational Since: 1991
Annual CAC Budget: 1,000,000+
Service Area: Multiple Counties: Harris
Community Characteristics: Urban
CAC Model: Independent
Case Criteria: Sexual Abuse
Physical Abuse
Neglect
Child Witness
Child at Risk
Sexual and Physical Abuse
Ages of Children Served: 0 to 18
Average Number of Children Receiving First-time Core CAC Services Each Month: 312
Interagency Partners: Baylor College of Medicine, Baytown Police Department, Bellaire Police Department, Child Advocates, Inc. (CASA), Children’s Court Services, Communities in Schools Houston, Inc., Crime Stoppers of Houston, Inc., Deer Park Police Department, Federal Bureau of Investigations, Friendswood Police Department, Harris County Attorney’s Office, Harris County Child Protective Services, Harris County District Attorney’s Office, Harris County Public Health and Environment Service, Harris County Sheriff’s Department, Hedwig Village Police Department, Houston Metro Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC), Houston Police Department, Humble Police Department, Jacinto City Police Department, Jersey Village Police Department, Katy Police Department, La Porte Police Department, Lakeview Police Department, Memorial Hermann Healthcare Systems, Memorial Village Police Department, Pasadena I.S.D. Police Department, Pasadena Police Department, Seabrook Police Department, Southside Place Police Department, Spring Independent School District Police Department, Spring Valley Police Department, Texas Center for the Missing, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Texas Rangers, Company A, The United States Attorney’s Office Southern District of Texas, Tomball Police Department, Webster Police Department, West University Place Police Department, West University Police Department
Interagency Partners Housed Onsite? Yes
Core Program Components/Services: Cases Reviewed by MDT
Forensic Interviews
Off-Site Mental Health Services
Off-Site Sexual Assault Exams
On-Site Mental Health Services
On-Site Sexual Assault Exams
Volunteer Program
Additional Services Provided: Assistance With Completion Of CVC Application
Community Education
Court Accompaniment
Rainbow Room-type Services
Referral for and/or Coordination of Other Social/Family Services
Transportation For Receiving Investigative, Medical, Therapeutic, Justice Services
Extended Forensic Assessments
Bilingual Interviewers and Therapists
Expressive Arts Therapy
Court Testimony
Training for Partner Agencies
Emergency Funds Assistance
Center Staff Positions and Time Staffed: Executive Director (fte)
Assistant Director (fte)
Executive Assistants (3 fte)
Receptionist (Bilingual) (fte)
Human Resources Coordinator (fte)
Mail Room/Stock Clerk (fte)
Development Director (fte)
Development Coordinator (2 fte)
Chief Financial Officer (fte)
Controller (fte)
Facilities and Property Manager (fte)
Children’s Services Coordinator (fte)
Children’s Services Technician (fte)
Training Coordinator (fte)
Community Outreach Coordinator (fte)
Clinical Psychologists (2 fte/1 bilingual)
Clinical Services Billing Specialist (fte)
Administrative Assistant (fte)
Family Services Technician (2 fte)
Clinical Services Custodian of Records (fte)
Director of Therapy and Psychological Services (fte)
Supervisor of Therapy Services (fte)
Therapists (6 fte/2 bilingual)
Supervisor of Interviewing Services (fte)
Forensic Interviewers (5 fte/2 bilingual)
Clinical Social Workers (3 fte/1 bilingual)
Intake Specialist (fte)
Psychology Interns (2 fte)
Technical Services Manager (fte)
Children’s Clinician - Extended Assessment (fte)
Assistant Director of Therapy and Psychological Services (fte)
Supervisor Bilingual Therapy Services (fte)
Children’s Services Technician (pte/bilingual)
Referral Specialist (fte)
Intake/Data Entry Technician (fte)
Training Assistant (fte)
Outcome Measures Specialist (fte)
Facility Information: Square footage: 56,000. The Children’s Assessment Center is centrally located near Rice University and the Houston Medical Center. The land that this neutral, free-standing facility occupies was deeded to The CAC by Harris County Commissioners Court in exchange for services. The, CAC has a new digital web-based video recording system installed to support 5 forensic interviewing rooms and 5 viewing rooms, a full-service medical clinic with digital equipment and a conference and training library, office space for each of our partner agency’s employees, three play therapy rooms, an Expressive Arts Therapy room, Group/family therapy rooms, Art therapy room, two outdoor play grounds, an indoor play area which includes a full-service kitchen and a children’s clothes/supply room, large conference and training room which can be partitioned into two separate rooms, covered patio area, and a covered three-story parking garage
Funding Sources: City Government
County Government
Foundations
OVAG
State Government
Corporate Donations/GrantsBilling Sources: Medicaid
Billing Sources: Medicaid, Private Insurance, Title IVB
Crime Victims Compensation
Civic Organizations and Religious Congregations
Individual Donors