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Multidisciplinary Team Members
Multidisciplinary Team Members include prosecutors, law enforcement, social workers, CAC staff, mental health professionals, medical professionals, victim advocates, and educational professionals. The MDT meets to collaborate and discus the child sexual abuse cases for their county. The meetings are designed to ensure child victims of sexual abuse are receiving comprehensive services and appropriate referrals, as well as to track the progress of the criminal case.
The purpose of the MDT is to insure the immediate and future safety of the child victim, increase the quality of sexual abuse investigation, assist in the healing of the child victim, increase the quality of sexual abuse investigations, and to facilitate efficient and appropriate disposition of cases through the criminal justice system (See: KRS 620.040 (7)(c)).