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Symposium on Child Abuse: Prevention, Recognition, Education

Cottage Children's Medical Center - Symposium on Child Abuse

Symposium Registration

Register for the Symposium on Child Abuse: Prevention, Recognition, Education. The event will be held September 8, 2017 at the Corwin Pavilion at U.C.S.B  

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The first annual Symposium on Child Abuse: Prevention, Recognition, Education will be held on September 8, 2017 at the Corwin Pavilion, University of California, Santa Barbara.

This event is a multi-disciplinary conference for those who work with children in health care or in the community that will provide tools to recognize, assess, evaluate and prevent child abuse.

Objectives

  • Adapt the provided tools to recognize the signs and symptoms of child abuse and neglect.
  • Recommend medical work-up and continued follow-up for a child who is suspected to be the victim of abuse.
  • Integrate the legal aspects of child abuse and neglect into the management of care.
  • Detect risk factors for child abuse and neglect as a means to prevent child abuse in vulnerable populations
  • Evaluate the role of parental mental health and substance use in child abuse and neglect

Speakers Include:

  • Karen Imagawa, MD, Director, Audrey Hepburn CARES Center, Director, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Program, Vice Chief of Staff, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
  • The Honorable Joyce E. Dudley, M.Ed, MA, JD, Santa Barbara District Attorney
  • Colleen Friend, PhD, LCSW Professor, Rongxiang Xu College of Health and Human Services Communication Disorders; Director, Child Abuse and Family Violence Institute
  • Carol Hubner, Esq., Kelly & Hubner, LLC
  • James Benzian, MD, Santa Barbara Radiology Medical Group, Inc.

Symposium on Child Abuse Schedule

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. - Registration and continental breakfast

8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. - Introduction

8:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - The Nuts and Bolts of Evaluating and Identifying Child Physical Abuse – Welcome to my world . . .
Karen Kay Imagawa, MD, Director, Audrey Hepburn CARES Center, Director, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Program, Vice Chief of Staff, Children's Hospital Los Angeles

10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. - Break

10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. - The Minute You Stop Caring Please Get Out of the Business
The Honorable Joyce E. Dudley, M.Ed, MA, JD, Santa Barbara County District Attorney

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Abusive Head Trauma (AHT) - aka AHI, IHI, ITBI, NAHI, NAHT, NATBI, SBI, SIS, W-SIS . . .What Is It and What Do We Do?
Karen Kay Imagawa, MD, Director, Audrey Hepburn CARES Center, Director, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Program, Vice Chief of Staff, Children's Hospital Los Angeles

12:15 p.m. -1:00 p.m. - Lunch

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Imaging in Child Abuse
Jim Benzian, MD, Santa Barbara Radiology Medical Group, Inc.

2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. - Break

2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. - Basic California Child Dependency Law
Carol Hubner, Esq, Kelly & Hubner LLC

3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. - Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect: What Contributes to Vulnerability?
Colleen Friend, PhD, LCSW, Professor, Rongxiang Xu College of Health and Human Services, Communication Disorders; Director, Child Abuse and Family Violence Institute

4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Evaluations

5:00 p.m. - Networking event


CME - Continuing Medical Education

Accreditation Statement

The Santa Barbara County Consortium for CME is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The Santa Barbara County Consortium for CME designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course meets the qualifications for 6 hours of CE credit for LMFTs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, Provider #57341.

Provider approved for 7.5 contact hours for RNs by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #00252, through the Education Department, Cottage Health.

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