Web-Based Training

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  • $150 without APSAC Membership

$25 Special Introductory Price for Members! Expires 12/31/19

List of 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/ Effect of Abuse and Neglect
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 and Neglect
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 of Abused and Neglected 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: Prevention Models
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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