This training is designed to cross train medical and legal professional at the same time allowing them to understand each other’s roles and to effectively team together to fight child abuse.
Medical Topics to be covered include:
- Role of the Child Abuse Medical Provider
- Abusive Head Trauma
- Abdominal and cutaneous traumas
- Guidelines and standards of care for possible SA victims
- Genital findings
- Testifying as a medical expert
- Memory and suggestibility
- Mock trial for the medical professional
Legal Topics to be covered include:
- Trial tactics
- Ethical considerations
- Direct and cross examination of witnesses
- Preparing children for court
- Role of the Medical Provider
- Abusive head, abdominal and cutaneous trauma
- Child sexual abuse
- Mock trial
Faculty for this training includes:
Justin Fitzsimmons of Search, Inc.
Medical Expertise will be provided by the Midwest Regional Children's Advocacy Center, a Project of the Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.
Mark Hudson, MD., from Midwest Regional Children’s Advocacy Center a Project of the Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
Lori Frasier, MD, from Primary Children's Medical Center and the University of Utah
Each participant will receive a notebook of resource materials, and will benefit from networking opportunities with colleagues from across the country.
$49.00 registration fee. Financial assistance may be available if you register as a team. Please contact your regional CAC for scholarship information.
Participants are responsible for their own transportation and per diem expenses for meals. Financial Assistance: There are a limited number of scholarships and travel stipends from your Regional Centers. Please contact your Regional Center for information.
Application Deadline: June 8, 2012
CME and CNE credits will be awarded.
For questions or more information contact Nancy Engel by phone at 1 – 866-592-4272 or by clicking the contact us button at right.