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Jerri Sites, MA

Regional Training Specialist

Jerri Sites, MA, is a Regional Training Specialist for the Southern Regional Children’s Advocacy Center (SRCAC), a project of the National Children’s Advocacy Center, where she provides training and technical assistance to Children’s Advocacy Centers (CACs) and Multidisciplinary Teams (MDTs) throughout 16 states in the southeast region of the U.S. Jerri has 27 years of experience working in the field of child abuse investigations, 21 of those working within the CAC movement in the state of Missouri. She has conducted over 2,100 forensic interviews and has testified numerous times as an expert witness. Jerri co-authored, “The Child Abuse Investigative Field Guide,” published in 2015 and writes “Research to Practice” publications for SRCAC. In May 2019, Jerri co-authored, "Listen and Learn: A Process for Initiating Collaboration between Tribal Communities and Children's Advocacy Centers," which is the result of the work she has done with the Native American Children's Alliance and CACs that provide services to tribal communities. Jerri specializes in “MDT Response” presentations on specific topics that include: recantation, youth with problematic sexual behaviors (YPSB), and identifying corroborative evidence in the forensic interview.