2019 Colloquium Resources

               June 18-19                          June 20                               June 21                                   June 22
Full Schedule
Handouts will be added as they are received. 

Thursday, June 20th

10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Sessions 9 - 18            


9.           Saving Our Boys to Save Our Girls   (Intermediate-CP/CW)
Stefania Agliano, MSW; Bryan Hall, LCSW

10.        Using the Child Sexual Abuse Accommodation Syndrome and Related Research for Expert Testimony in Child Sexual Abuse Cases               (Intermediate-MH)  
David Love, LMFT

11.        New Developments in the Epidemiology of Child Maltreatment   (Intermediate-INTD)
David Finkelhor, PhD

12.        Transdiagnostic Trauma Treatment in 2020: Back to Basics?          (Intermediate-MH)
David Kolko, PhD; Lucy Berliner, MSW

13.        Supporting Child Protection Professionals after Child Fatalities and Other Critical Incidents Utilizing Crisis Debriefing     (Intermediate-CP/CW)
Mary Pulido, PhD

14.        Bringing Trauma-Impacted Beliefs into Balance: Cognitive Processing Skill building and Practice    (Intermediate-MH)     
Elizabeth Risch, PhD; Susan Schmidt, PhD; Laura Merchant, LCSW

15.        Child Torture: Recognition, Presentation, and Outcomes    (Advanced-INTD)
Barbara Knox, MD; Debra Esernio-Jenssen, MD

16.        Child Sex Trafficking: When Victims Don't Act Like Victims    (Beginning-Med)         
Neha Mehta, MD; Stacie LeBlanc, JD

17.        You Have Recorded Your Interview. Now What?    (Intermediate-INTD)           
Frank Vandervort, JD

18.        Treatment of Complex Trauma in Children and Adolescents: An Integrative Approach  (Intermediate-MH)      
Cheryl Lanktree, PhD

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (on your own)

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sessions 19 - 28


19.        Primary Prevention of Sexual Abuse: Supporting Parents to Promote Sexual Health and Safety in Their Family and Community (Beginning-INTD)
Janet Rosenzweig, PhD

20         Current Policy Issues in Child Maltreatment (Intermediate-INTD)
Center for Child Policy         


21.        Mandatory Reporting and the Retaliation Factor (Beginning-MH)    
Karyl Meister, PhD; Ahmet Can, PhD; Franne Sippel, PhD

22.        Safely Supporting Mothers with Opiate use Disorder and their Newborns: Balancing Trauma Informed Care with Child Protective Concerns              (Intermediate-INTD)
Sandra Stokes, MSW; Justine Romano, MSW

23.        Tips and Strategies on How to Counsel Families on Alternative Child Discipline Practices to Physical Punishment      (Intermediate-EfC)         
Michelle Ruda, MD; Mary Senkel, APN

24.        Understanding Key Principles of Infant Mental Health and How it Embodies Trauma Informed Care      (Intermediate-MH)   
Monica Oxford, PhD

25.        Treating Adolescent Trauma with Mindfulness   (Intermediate-MH)     
Randye Semple, PhD; John Briere, PhD  

26.        "But I Love Him: When Children Love Their Offender, or Think They Do"
 (Intermediate-FI /INTD)

Kim Skidmore, BA

27.        Media Ready Micro Sessions:

27.1.     Not Before the Weekend: Friday Report Card Release is Associated with Increased Agency-Verified Physical Abuse Reports on Saturday              (Beginning-Prev)
Melissa Bright, PhD; Randell Alexander, MD

27.2.     Painless Parenting    (Beginning-EfC)
Neha Mehta, MD; Stacie LeBlanc, JD

27.3.     Teaching Alternatives to Corporal Punishment              (Beginning-EfC) 
John Stirling, MD

28.        Round Table Discussions:

28.1.     How Do We Prevent Maltreatment from Continuing Across Generations? Maternal Betrayal Trauma, Cognitive Processing, and the Mother-Child Relationship    (Intermediate-EfC) 
Rebecca Babcock Fenerci, PhD; Michelle Comas, PhD

28.2.     Making the Most of Your APSAC Membership (Beginning-INTD)
Bri Stormer, MSW

28.3.     Presence of Mind Tools to Support the Child Abuse Practitioner's Work with the Traumatized Child and Promote Longevity in the Field    (Beginning-INTD)       
Mandy O'Hara, MD

28.4.     Helping Children Heal from Trauma: Using Play Therapy Techniques and TF-CBT   (Intermediate-MH)  
Tonya Harris, MEd

28.5.     Uniting Clinical Approaches to Provide Holistic Trauma Informed Care at a Children's Advocacy Center  (Advanced-INTD)
Shefali Gandhi, PsyD; Sarah Anderson, OT; Samara Cerven, PsyD

28.6.     You Will Never Know What You Are Not Looking For: How Drug Testing Kids Can Impact Child Protection Cases    (Intermediate-CP/CW)
Ashley DeJarnette, BS;  Emily Neal, BS

28.7.     Strategies in Dealing with Child Abuse Allegations in Family Court Cases   (Advanced-Adv)
Maralee McLean, BS

28.8.     Examining an Adapted Protection Motivation Model for Caregiver Vigilance for Child Sexual Abuse with Logistic Regression (Intermediate-INTD)
Kate Chappell, APN

28.9.     Understanding Child Sexual Abuse Disclosures during Custody Disputes  
Lynn Cook, MSW


2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Sessions 29 - 38

29.        But I'm Just a Forensic Interviewer: How to Educate Your Prosecutor about Forensic Interviews (Intermediate-FI / INTD)
Elizabeth Ghilardi, MSW; Miriam  Falk, JD



30.        Cultural Humility in Dependency Legal Practice              (Intermediate-Law) 
Sheldon Spotted Elk, JD; Sheri Freemont, JD

31.        The Evolution of the SafeCare Model: Developments and Challenges  (Beginning-CP/CW)   
JoAnne Bielecki, PhD; Daniel Whitaker, PhD; Shannon Self-Brown, PhD

32.        New Strategies for Age Old Challenges: Providing Trauma Mental Health in Rural and Frontier Communities    (Beginning-MH)       
Charles Wilson, MSSW; Jennifer Rolls-Reutz, MPH

33.        Peer Review; Creating and Sustaining Best Practice with Pediatric Medical Forensic Evaluations       (Intermediate-INTD)         
Hollye Gallion, MSN; Lori Littrell, MSN

34.        Pediatric Strangulation: A Multi-Disciplinary Response           (Beginning-INTD)
Allyson Cordoni, APN; Kelsey McKay, JD; Johanna Hager, MA

35         "Evidence-Based," "Trauma-Informed," and Other Misleading Terms: The Ethics of Talking About What We Do     (Beginning-MH)  
Brian Allen, PsyD; Lucy Berliner, MSW

36.        They Grow Best when They Feel Safe: A Trauma Focused Treatment Model for Very Young Victims of the Opioid Epidemic (Intermediate-MH)  
H. Jane Sites, MSW; Daniel Nelson, MD



37. Research Sessions:

37.1.     Making the Case for Early and Continued Child Sexual Abuse Prevention (CSAP) Education: The Healthy Relationships Project 2018 Formal Evaluation         (Beginning-EfC)  
Beth Hoffman, MS

37.2.     Informing Abuse Prevention Efforts: Testing Social Information Processing Theory to Predict Parent-Child Aggression Risk     (Intermediate-Prev)
Christina Rodriguez, PhD; Shannon Wittig, PhD; Paul Silvia, PhD

38. Roundtable Discussions:

38.1.     Why the Story Changes: The Neurobiology of Trauma and How to Improve Outcomes When Interacting with Traumatized Victims              (Beginning-LE)       
Kelli Clune, MSN

38.2.     Educate, Engage, and Empower: Innovative Strategies for Social Advocacy    (Beginning-Adv)
Deja Thomas, MSW

38.3.     Lessons from Hurricane Harvey: Mobilizing the Child Welfare Provider Community in the Wake of Disaster to Rebuild Lost Service Capacity, Mitigate Trauma, and Build Organizational Resilience              (Intermediate-CP/CW) 
Jesse Booher, MA; Natalie Sowinski, MSW; Jennifer Lawson, PhD

38.4.     Moving Toward Trauma Responsive Child Welfare Organizations    (Intermediate-CP/CW)
Virginia Strand, DSW; Ginny Sprang, PhD


38.5.     Building a Medical Network: Training Community Providers to Conduct Basic Forensic Medical Exams   (Beginning-INTD) 
Angie Boy, DPH

38.6.     Community Support and its Buffering Effect for Children Who Have Been Abused, Are Fearful and In Crisis (Intermediate-EfC)
Paula Macian, PhD

38.7.     The Role of Family Court in Ending Childhood Trauma (Beginning-Law) 
Kay Johnson, MEd

38.8  Integration of Neuroscience and Genetics into Social Work: Implications for Practice, Policy and Research  
Darcey Merritt, PhD; Jessica M. Black, PhD

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sessions 39 - 48

39.        Learn How and Why to use the Screener for Child Adversity, Trauma, Impairment & Resilience (SCATIR)    (Intermediate-CP/CW)
 Jeff Sugar, MD

40.        World Childhood Foundation: The Travel Courage Campaign to Raise Awareness About the Sexual Exploitation of Children Abroad (Intermediate-INTD)
Nicole Epps, MSW

41.        Interviewing Victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation  (Intermediate-FI)
Julie Kenniston, MSW

*This workshop is supported by FVTC/NCJTC*         


42.        The Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention: A Brief Evidence-Based Response for Child Victims and Non-Offending Caregivers              (Intermediate-MH)
Ebony Cherry, MSW; Diane  Lampkins, MSW

43.        The Impact of Changing Immigration Policy on Child Well-Being and Strategies for Supporting Child Welfare    (Intermediate-CP/CW)     
Megan Finno-Velasquez, PhD, Doris Duke Fellows; Sophia Sepp, MSW

44.        Fact or Fiction: Understanding Child Sexual Abuse Medical Literature         (Advanced-INTD)
Matthew Cox, MD

45.        Examining a Trauma-Informed Systems Change Approach with Child Serving Systems: A Case Series   (Intermediate-CP/CW)          
Melissa  Bernstein, PhD; Brent Crandal, PhD

46.        The Role of Psychotropics in the Foster Care System: Essential Information for the Assessment, Treatment, and Monitoring of the Mental Health Needs of Foster Children    (Advanced-MH)
Christopher Frederick, DO

47.        Research Sessions:

47.1.     Implementing Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Children in inpatient Settings for Children and Adolescents with History of Trauma: Factors to Consider        (Intermediate-MH)
Zlatina Kostova,PhD;  Ingrid  Sarmiento, PhD; Carl Fulwiler, PhD; Brian Denietolis, PsyD;
Randye Semple, PhD

47.2.     Innovative Approaches to Preventing Child Maltreatment Through Evidence-Based Treatment (Intermediate-MH)
 Jody Manly, PhD

48.        Roundtable Discussions:

48.1.     Clinical Reasoning in Child Protection Cases: The Alleged Slapping Incident   
Steven Miller, MD; Linda Gottlieb, LMFT

48.2.     The Feasibility and Favorability of Cam's Classroom: A Tiered Approach to Trauma-Informed Prevention and Intervention in Urban Elementary Schools    (Intermediate-MH)    
Kimberly Kleinman, PsyD; Zoe Chiel, PhD; Jessica Meister, PsyD; Jen Cruz, PhD

48.3.     Second Step Child Protection: Impact, Implementation, and Implications for Children, Teachers, and Families  (Intermediate-Prev)  
Amanda Nickerson, PhD; Jennifer Livingston, PhD

48.4.     The Economics of Child Abuse   (Advanced-Adv)            

Katie Albright, JD

48.5.     When Forensic Psychology and Legal Advocacy Collide: The Case for Trauma-Informed Evaluations in Child Welfare Cases    (Advanced-MH)
Carla Cooke, EdD; Allison Williams, JD

48.6.     Improving Accurate Diagnosis and Symptom Monitoring Techniques to Improve Treatment Effectiveness for Youth with Trauma-Related Disorders     (Intermediate-MH) 
Natalie Gallo, LPC; Elena Doskey, PhD

48.7.     "I Take it Back": When a Child Recants Sexual Abuse Allegations     (Intermediate-Adv)
Jesse Gonzalez, BS

48.8.     Building an Education Program for Your Organization     (Beginning-Prev)
Dianna Smoot, MEd


48.9.     Child Protection and the Opioid Crisis: Developing Historically-Informed System Responses (Intermediate-CP/CW)    
Jennifer Lawson, PhD; Jesse Booher, MA

Poster Presentations

Posters will be displayed during the Welcome Reception Thursday, June 18 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.)

Collaborating for Child Health and Well-Being: A Pilot RCT of a Collaborative Practice between Child Welfare and Child Healthcare                         
Kristine Campbell, MD; Tonya Myrup, MSW; Lina Svedin, PhD

Feasibility Assessment for a Tailored Primary Care Intervention to Prevent Sexual Abuse  
Kate Chappell, PNP

Promoting Teacher Resilience to Vicarious Trauma by Improving Heart Rate Variability            
Anne-Marie Conn, PhD

Association Between Foster Youth-Parent Relationship, Child Behavior, and Caregiver Well-being and Function              
Morgan Cooley, PhD; Andrew  Benesh, PhD; Brittany Mihalec-Adkins, MEd, Doris Duke Fellows

An Exploration of Interview Procedures for Forensic Psychological Evaluations for Child Welfare  Christina Diaz, BA; Matthew Forsythe, MA; Kerrie Ocasio, PhD, Doris Duke Fellows; Erica Lee, MA

Multiple Session Forensic Interviews: Learning from One State Training Program
Jacquelynn Duron, PhD, Doris Duke Fellows; Fiona Remko, MSW

Sexual Abuse Disclosure as a Mediator of an Abuse Prevention Program on Abuse Substantiation   

Molly Elfreich, Margaret Stevenson, PsyD

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) & Health Outcomes in Adulthood: A Meta-Analysis          
Hannah Farnsworth, MA

The Use of Evidence in Recommendations in Child Welfare Forensic Evaluations: Results of a Statewide Peer Review Process             
Matthew Forsythe, MA; Christina Diaz, BS; Kerrie Ocasio, PhD, Doris Duke Fellows;  Erica Lee, MA

Adverse Childhood Events (ACEs) Impact on the Developing Brain: The Role of a Children's Advocacy Center 
Shefali Gandhi, PsyD; Samara Cerven, PsyD; Sarah Anderson, OT

Utilizing High Reliability Principles to Create a Culture of Protection and Healing              
Angelo Giardino, MDMelanie Takinen, MA; Drew Dillingham, MA

A Review of Recommendations for Abuse Prevention in Children Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Jennifer Johnson, BS

A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Treatment of the Children of Women Involved in Family Intervention-Infant and Toddler Court and Child Protective Services Due to Substance Use Disorders

Rachael Keefe, MD; Sarah Bogard, MA; Bethanie Van Horne, DPH

I Asked My Father Not to Pursue the Matter: Systemic Failures, Family Ties and Non-Reporting Among Victims of Child Sexual Abuse in Ghana Who Do Not Go Through the Court Process   
Charlotte Kwakye-Nuako, MPhil

Giving Voice to Parents in Child Welfare: Parent Advocacy in Child Protection        
Marina Lalayants, PhD; Sharon E.  Jeon, MSW

Human Trafficking: What Every Nurse Needs to Know  
Erica Lemberger, PhD

The Role of Race and County Factors on Child Protective Service Substantiation and Removal Decisions

Kathryn Maguire-Jack, PhD, Doris Duke Fellows; Rebecca Dillard, MSW; Sarah Font, PhD

The State of Sexual/Reproductive Health among Adolescents in Contact with the Child Welfare System 
Brittany Mihalec-Adkins, MEd, Doris Duke Fellows; Amanda Warnock, BS

New Avenues for Primary Prevention: Attitudes and Misconceptions that Enable, Minimize, and Normalize Child Sexual Abuse                     
Victoria Parsons, BA

Exploring Cultural Competency of Foster Parents           
Ashley Quinn, BSW; Megan Piel, PhD, Doris Duke Fellows

Psychosocial Characteristics of Sentenced Sexual Offenders in Puerto Rico  
Laura Rodriguez, PsyD; Frances Vidot, MA

Exploratory Factor Analysis and Psychometric Evaluation of the Safeguarding Capabilities in Preventing Child Sexual Abuse Scale  
Douglas Russell, MSc; Daryl Higgins, PhD

Young Children in Psychiatric Residential Treatment: Exploration of Heterogeneity and Treatment Outcomes             
Lisa Schelbe, PhD, Doris Duke Fellows; Shamra Boel-Studt, PhD

When it is Dark Enough You Can See the Stars  
Lauralee Solimeno, BS

Using Group Model Building to Identify Barriers to Implementing Trauma-Informed Treatment in Foster Care Services                          
Mary Jo Stahlschmidt, MA; Patricia Kohl, PhD

Collaboration between Child Welfare and Child Healthcare: Laws on the Books and the Reality of Practice (EfC)              
Lina Svedin, PhD; Kristine Campbell, MD; Tonya Myrup, LCSW

Organizational Culture and Child Welfare Caseworkers: Perceptions of Needed Services for Parents and Youth               
Heather Thompson, PhD; Marianna Colvin, PhD; Morgan Cooley, PhD

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