APSAC & Foundling Online Course

Pricing

Special Introductory Price: $25 for Members!
Expires 7/1/2020

Students: 

  • $10 with APSAC Membership

  • $50 without APSAC Membership

General Pricing:

  • $50 with APSAC Membership

  • $150 without APSAC Membership

Topics and Speakers

Topic 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


Topic 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


Topic 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


Topic 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

 

Topic 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
 

Topic 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 Andersen, MA
 

Topic 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.........................................................Liz Gershoff, PhD

 

Topic 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

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