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Upcoming Members' Round Tables | April 14 & May 5

APSAC Members: Join us for two new upcoming, informal, 60-minute discussion on a specific topic relevant to child maltreatment facilitated by an expert in the field. These special small group discussions are available only to members and participation is limited to 25, first come first serve. A second Round Table discussion on a particular topic may be scheduled if interest significantly exceeds capacity

Wednesday April 14, 2021 at 1 PM ET | 12 PM CT Round Table: Child Abuse When IPV is also Reported/Present


APSAC invites you to join a small group of APSAC member colleagues for a discussion on this most timely issue to process questions including “Is DV exposure automatically child neglect or a form of abuse in and of itself?” “Does mandated reporting place the survivor of IPV at increased risk?” and “Does the child's welfare supersede the non-offending parent's welfare?

Moderated by: Allison McCarley Jackson, MD, MPH

Wednesday May 5, 2021 at 1 PM ET | 12 PM CT Round Table: A Shift in Perspective: A Universal Approach to Child Protection


Federal legislative changes, state initiated reform efforts, and numerous philanthropic initiatives offer important learning opportunities to dismantle the long standing imbalance within the current child welfare system between the important values of child safety, healthy child development and parental autonomy. A key hallmark of these efforts is rethinking how and when parents are offered assistance. Public child welfare needs to be viewed as an alternative intervention within a broad system of family support. This roundtable will discuss the conceptual and organizational changes needed to reduce the need for mandated interventions and child placement by optimizing more consistent and integrated public child welfare-community prevention partnerships.

Moderated by: Dr. Deborah Daro

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