The APSAC & Foundling

Online Course

Welcome to the APSAC & Foundling Online Course

 

Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Best-Practice Informed

Self-Directed Learning

 

Topics and Speakers

Module I: An Introduction to the Child Welfare System and the Field of Child Maltreatment
A. An introduction to the web series..................................................................Reverend Darrell Armstrong, DDIV, MDIV, EDS-MFT
B. The history of child protection in the United States:
Everything old is new again......................................................................................................Victor Vieth, JD, MA
C. A discussion of cultural issues and diversity how cultural factors impact
the field of child welfare and child maltreatment...............Debangshu Roygardner, PhD

Module II: Types of Child Maltreatment
A. The diverse contexts of sexual abuse.......................................David Finkelhor, PhD
B. Child sexual abuse: definitions and prevalence..................... Jon Conte, PhD, MSW
C. Child physical abuse: understanding and addressing

vulnerabilities..............................................................................David Kolko, PhD
D. Understanding child neglect...............................................Judy Rycus, PhD, MSW
E. Types of child maltreatment psychological maltreatment............Marla Brassard, PhD
F. Munchausen by proxy guidelines..............................................Bea Yorker, JD, MS


Module III: Medical Evaluation and Diagnosis of Child Abuse
A. Medical evaluation of physical abuse............................................Lori Fraser, MD
B. Medical evaluation of child sexual abuse..............Vincent J. Palusci, MD, MS, FAAP
C. Medical evaluation of neglect................................... Howard Dubowitz, MD, MS
D. Fatal child maltreatment......................................Vincent J. Palusci, MD, MS, FAAP


Module IV: Treatment Interventions for Maltreated Children and their Families
A. Components of evidence-based treatment for children and
families affected by child abuse and neglect........................................................................... Lucy Berliner, MSW
B. Effective treatment intervention for children with problematic sexual behavior...........................Jimmy Widdifield Jr., MA, LPC
C. Trauma informed care .....................................................................................................Charles Wilson, MSSW
D. Impact and treatment of abuse and trauma in childhood.......................................................Esther Deblinger, PhD
E. Nonoffending mothers parenting their sexually abused children............................................Viola Vaughan-Eden, PhD, MJ, LCSW

 

Module V: Understanding and Working Within Public Systems
A. Foster care and the importance of education.......................................................................Bill Baccaglini
B. Child maltreatment in the legal system................................................................................Frank Vandervort, JD
C. MDT Models: the elements of a thoughtful, coordinated, professional
response to child abuse and neglect allegations......................................................................Charles Wilson, MSSW
D. Legal and systematic issues for child maltreatment professionals............................................Kelli Hughes, JD

Module VI: Crimes against Children
A. Ineffective, costly and harmful: Juvenile sex offender registration needs to go..........................Elizabeth Letourneau, PhD
B. Considering future directions: technology facilitated crimes against children............................Cordelia Anderson, MA
 

Module VII: Child Maltreatment Prevention Across the Social Ecology
A. Effective program models for the prevention of child maltreatment..........................................Darcy Merritt, MSW, PhD
B. Child maltreatment prevention across the social ecology.......................................................Bart Klika, MSW, PhD
C. Physical punishment is a risk factor for physical abuse.........................................................Elizabeth Gershoff, PhD

 

Module VIII: Professional Development and Self-Care
A. Managing a career and sustaining a profession.................................................................Jon Conte, PhD, MSW/Paul Stern, JD
B. Staying current in the child maltreatment field.................................................................... Dave Corwin, MD

Members

$50 Full Course

$10 Per Module

$5 Per CE

Student

$25 Member

$50 Non-Member

$5 Per Module

$5 Per CE

Non-Members

$150 Full Course 

$20 Per Module 

$10 Per CE

Pricing

The Online Course has the ideal content for in-service training, graduate, and undergraduate courses. Group pricing is available upon request. To learn more, contact onlinetraining@apsac.org

Questions? Please contact onlinetraining@apsac.org 

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