What We Do

Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Investigation

The multidisciplinary approach is critical to the ensure the immediate and future safety of the child victim, minimize further trauma or re-victimization, assist in the healing of the child, increase the quality of sexual abuse investigations, and to facilitate efficient and appropriate disposition of cases through the criminal justice system (KRS 620.040 (7) (c)). 

Multidisciplinary Team Members include:

  • Commonwealth and County Attorneys
  • Law Enforcement (local law enforcement and Kentucky State Police)
  • Child Protective Workers (Cabinet for Health and Family Service Workers)
  • Medical Professionals
  • Mental Health Therapists
  • Victim Advocates/ Family Advocates
  • Children’s Advocacy Center Staff