Fund Assessment Center
San Bernardino, CA
The Children's Assessment Center, a public/private
partnership, shall provide forensic interviews and
evidentiary medical examinations to assist in the evaluation
of child abuse allegations and coordinate services in a
child focused atmosphere, thus reducing the trauma to the
child victims and their families.
competent, quality, child abuse assessments to child
nurturing atmosphere for children and families.
referrals for treatment as necessary.
number of interviews of the child victim/witness,
thereby reducing the trauma to the child(ren).
network with a multidisciplinary team.
The Children’s Assessment Center receives referrals from
the following sources only:
of a Multidisciplinary Approach
The multidisciplinary approach protects suspected child
victims of abuse from undergoing multiple; duplicative
interviews for legal, medical, child protective and clinical
The Children’s Assessment Center offers a one-stop shop,
with a child friendly environment where an experienced
interview specialist talks with the child while social
workers, police officers and other professionals observe
through a one way mirror.
Families can meet with a Victim Witness Advocate and receive
referrals for therapy and other needed services.
At the Children’s Assessment Center, a forensic
pediatrician is available to conduct an evidentiary medical
examination and provide expert witness testimony in court.
The Children’s Assessment Center offers an opportunity for
all interested parties to work together while gathering
needed information and providing a unified response to the