Apr. 21, 2016–Pat Guyton / Child Advocacy Center

Patrick F. Guyton
100 South Georgia Avenue
Mobile, AL 36604
Mr. Guyton is a native of Kosciusko, Mississippi. He received a
Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Southern
Mississippi. He holds three masters degrees: A Master of
Public Administration degree from the University of South Alabama
A Master of Theological Studies degree from
Spring Hill College, and a Master of Science degree
in Counseling from the University of South Alabama.
He has completed a year of post-graduate work at the Graduate
School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina in
Chapel Hill.
Before moving to Mobile Mr. Guyton worked in Washington,
D.C.; in Raleigh North Carolina in the North Carolina Department
of Human Resources in Raleigh.
In Mobile he has worked at Spring Hill College in the Office of
Special Resources and at the University of South Alabama as
special assistant to the Dean of the College of Education. For
7 years he worked as the Director of Development for the Catholic
Archdiocese of Mobile.
He is the first Executive Director of the Child Advocacy Center
in Mobile having worked there since February, 1988. The Center
houses 28 professionals from 8 different agencies who work
together as a team in order to provide a wide range of services
“under one roof” for child victims of sexual and serious physical
abuse and their non-offending family members.
He is a member of the American Professional Society on the Abuse
of Children, the Alabama Professional Society on the Abuse of
Children, the National Children’s Alliance, the Alabama Network
of Children’s Advocacy Centers, and other organizations.
He has presented on child abuse issues at 24 national and
regional child abuse conferences. He was recently appointed by
Governor Robert Bentley to serve on the Governor’s Task Force on
Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse in Children to implement “Erin’s
Law” in Alabama.