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What does NACoA stand for?

NACoA stands for National Association for Children of Alcoholics

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In an effort to remedy this problem, the National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA) launched a social work initiative in 2005 and collaborated with social work researchers, educators, and practitioners to develop a set of core competencies for social workers to attain in order to deliver effective services to CPSUDs and their families (see Holleran Steiker & Wiechelt, 2007; NACoA, n.
According to the National Association for Children of Alcoholics (1998), the experience of growing up in an alcoholic family appears to lead to vulnerabilities in children; these vulnerabilities include lowered perceptions of self-esteem and worth; increases in depression, anxiety, stress-related illnesses, and difficulties in school.