Schedule and Daily Agendas

Full Schedule               Sept 21                    Sept 22                         Sept 23                                  Sept 24

Thursday, September 24

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8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

Sessions 88 - 94


89. How to Provide Evidence-Based Education on the Effects of Corporal Punishment    (Intermediate-PREV) 

This session will use a panel of experts to discuss evidence-based practices to educate trainees in different fields about the effects of corporal punishment.
Joan Durrant, PhD; Michele Knox, PhD;  Mel Schneiderman ,PhDVan Michelle Ruda, MD; Stacie Leblanc, JD, MEd, Vincent Palusci, MD, FAAP 


90.  The Assessment and Management of Risk throughout Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy  (Intermediate-MH)      

Posttraumatic Stress increases risk for suicidal behavior. Effectively addressing both, by maintaining fidelity to the TF-CBT model, while adequately assessing and managing risk throughout treatment will be illustrated.
Ashley Galsky,  PhDElena Doskey, PhDNatalie Gallo, LPCElizabeth Risch, PhD                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

92.  Forensic Medical and Legal Analysis of Abusive Head Trauma  (Advanced-M/N) 

Participant will be provided a full grounding in the evolution of the scientific understanding of head injury. Medical and legal applications will be emphasized.
Scott Benton, MD;   Angel Myers-McIlrath, JD          


93.  A Balanced and Restorative Approach to Treating Trauma in the Juvenile Justice System  (Advanced-INTD) 

This workshop will address a balanced and restorative approach to the complexities of treating trauma reactive youth while under the supervision of the Juvenile Justice System.
John Seasock, PsyD 


10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Sessions 95- 101


95.  TBA 

96.  Child Psychological Maltreatment Summit: Policy, Research, and Practice Implications  (Intermediate-INTD)

This panel presents the policy, research, education/training, and practice goals developed at the Child Psychological Maltreatment Summit to reduce child psychological maltreatment and simultaneously promote child well-being.
Marla R. Brassard, PhD;  David Corwin, MD;  Stuart Hart, PhD; Janet Rosenzweig, PhD, MPA; Julie Whitman, MSW; Leslie Schmerler, MA; Mel Schneiderman, PhD



98.  TBA

99.  TBA      


101.  Differentiating PAS/PAD, Alienation, Alienating Behaviors, & Child Abuse: Current Research & Practical Applications   (Intermediate-INTD)  This workshop describes the distinctions among these various terms, current research concerning the issues in these complex cases, potential biases that lead to inappropriate assumptions and conclusions, and the flaws in the intervention programs those accused of alienation are ordered to attend.
Kathleen Faller, Ph.D., Madelyn Milchman, Ph.D., and Jean Mercer, Ph.D.; Robert Geffner, Ph.D., Moderator                                            


11:45 a.m - 1:00 pm Lunch (on your own)

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Sessions 102 – 108



104.  Siblings - Bullying, Betrayal, and Bonding Across the Lifespan  (Beginning-CA) 

Sibling Abuse is the most violent of all family relationships but it is invisible, just like peer bullying was before Columbine. It occurs across the lifespan and has devastating consequences.
SuEllen Fried, MA                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

105.  State Criminal Codes Fail Victims of Child Torture  (Intermediate-Law)

Child torture is a subcategory of severe child abuse with unique diagnostic criteria. State criminal codes contain loopholes that often result in severe injustice for survivors of child torture.           
Ann Ratnayake Macy, JD                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

106.  Child Sex Trafficking: Mentality, Coercion, and Indicators  (Intermediate-CP/CW)

Presentation will cover the psychological 'driving-force' behind traffickers, tools of coercion, and indicating symptoms that trafficked children may exhibit.
Keith Scott, MA, CASAC-TBill O'Leary, PhD, LCSW-R                                                                                                                                                                                  

107.  Statewide Advocacy Center ACEs and PCEs Project: Collecting ACEs and PCEs in High-Risk Populations  (Intermediate-CA) 

Collecting ACEs and PCEs at Advocacy Centers can demonstrate the high-risk and high needs within the Family Violence Population.
Shefali Gandhi, PsyD                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Sessions 109 – 114

109.  Outstanding Article in Child Maltreatment: Effectiveness of a Trauma-Informed Care Initiative in a State Child Welfare System: A Randomized Study

M. Kay Jankowski, Karen E. Schifferdecker, Rebecca L. Butcher, Lynn Foster-Johnson, and Erin R. Barnett



111.  Zero Abuse Project CAST   (Intermediate-CP/CW)

The Child Advocacy Studies (CAST) curriculum is designed to combat historic issues with inadequate education and training of child-serving professionals.
Tyler Counsil, EdDBetsy Goulet, DPA                                                                                                                                                                         

112.  The Psychotropic Quality Improvement (PQI) Collaborative: Empowering Stakeholders in Four States to Improve State Policy  (Beginning-INTD) 

The Psychotropic Quality Improvement (PQI) Collaborative: Empowering Stakeholders in Four States to Improve State Policy.
Carrie Mason, JD, PhDSarah Pauter, MA                                                                                                                                                                               

113.  The Imperative of Engaging and Supporting Nonoffending Parents   (Intermediate-MH) 

Engaging and supporting non-offending parents is imperative to the recovery of sexually abused children. This presentation will explore why and how to address the needs of non-offending parents.
Stephanie Simmons, MSCP, PsyD                                                                                                                                                                             

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