Child Abuse Symposium

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*Registration payment includes Credit Cards and Interfund Transfers ONLY.

Target Audience

Physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, social workers, psychologists, licensed professional counselors, educators, school personnel, care coordinators, care managers, community health workers, developmental disability professionals, pastoral care, law enforcement, medical assistants, EMTs, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, residents, healthcare students, health and human service practitioners, and other health care professionals.

Description

Registration Closes at 12:00 noon on Thursday, April 25, 2024.

The Child Abuse Symposium will create an environment of collaboration and multidisciplinary interactions among professionals in the child maltreatment field throughout Mecklenburg County and surrounding areas. The symposium will develop and enhance the participants’ professional skills and knowledge with the most updated and latest information regarding the prevention, recognition, investigation, and understanding of psychological, cultural, and socioeconomic factors impacting the abuse of children.

Presenters:
Keynote Presenter:
Dr. Sharon Cooper, MD, FAAP

Dr. Sharon Cooper is the Founder of the MACE Foundation and CEO of Developmental & Forensic Pediatrics, P.A., a consulting firm providing medical care, research, training and expert witness experience in child maltreatment cases as well as children with developmental disabilities. Click HERE to learn more about Dr. Cooper and the MACE Foundation.

Additional Presenters:
Kendra Ham, MD, FAAP, Medical Director
Captain J.W. Ivie
Valencia H. Jeffcoat, DNP, FNP-BC
Nora King RN, BSN
Adam Levine, LCSW
Leslie Stevens, Assistant District Attorney
Kelli Wood, MSW, LCSW

Date/Time/Location
Friday, April 26, 2024 - 8:30 am - 4:15 pm
Covenant Presbyterian Church
1000 E Morehead St
Charlotte, NC 28204
Fellowship Hall

Agenda:
Medical Child Abuse, Not a Tall Tale
Kendra Ham, MD, FAAP, Medical Director
Keynote Presentation: The Children's Adverse Experience of Exposure to Violence: From Conception to Death
Sharon Cooper, MD, FAAP
Trauma, Resiliency and the Nervous System: Understanding how Children and Adolescents Overcome Adversity
Adam Levine, LCSW
Overcoming Hurdles: The Challenges and Realities of Criminal Child Abuse Investigations
Captain J.W. Ivie, Special Victims Division, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
Prosecution of Child Abuse
Leslie Stephens, Assistant District Attorney
Haunting of The 3rd Grade Penis
Kelli Wood, MSW, LCSW
CPS Reporting Overview/Disproportionality in Reporting in Child Welfare and It’s Impact on Children and Families in Mecklenburg County
Nora King RN, BSN

This symposium is partially funded by the Atrium Health Foundation.

Accreditation Statement
Atrium Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
Atrium Health designates this Live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

AAPA accepts certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician Assistants may receive a maximum of 5.75 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.

ANCC and the North Carolina Board of Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from the organizations accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).

Nurses: This educational activity with 5.75 hours can be applied towards continuing competence plan for maintaining current licensure with the North Carolina Board of Nursing.

NC Psychologists Credit
6.0 Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists

National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC)

South Piedmont Area Health Education Center (AHEC) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5096. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. South Piedmont Area Health Education Center (AHEC) is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


EMT/EMS Credit
NCOEMS accept will accept this program. Final approval of any CEU’s accrued for individual continuing education credit rests with each local North Carolina EMS System or approved educational institution.

Social Workers
5.75 Contact Hours

Policy on Faculty and Sponsor Disclosure
In accordance with the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education established by the ACCME, faculty, abstract reviewers, paper presenters/authors, planning committee members, staff and any others involved in planning the educational content must disclose any relationship they or their co-authors have with ineligible companies which may be related to their content.

ADA Statement
If you need any auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to attend this conference, please contact Stephanie Levi by email stephanie.levi@atriumhealth.org.

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Objectives

  • Apply knowledge in the prevention, recognition, assessment & treatment of all forms of child maltreatment according to evidence-based and best practices.
  • Identify updated and latest legal reporting requirements regarding child maltreatment.
  • Identify the multi-disciplinary collaborative approach to diagnose, investigate & protect abused children.

Contact

Stephanie Levi DPT

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Lunch Options - Please Choose One of the Following

Apr 26, 2024
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Apr 26, 2024
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8:30 AM
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Apr 26, 2024
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Apr 26, 2024
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Apr 26, 2024
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Apr 26, 2024
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8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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8:30 AM
Apr 26, 2024
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Status
Open
Date(s)
Apr 26, 2024
Time
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Check-In Time
8:30 AM
Details
Status
Open
Date(s)
Apr 26, 2024
Time
8:30 AM - 4:15 PM
Location
Covenant Presbyterian Church
Room
Fellowship Hall
Fees
$100.00
Registration Fee, Starting 12:00 am on 4/12/2024
$50.00
Student Registration Fee
$35.00
Pat Place Scholarship - Pat's Place CAC (MUST HAVE CODE)
$35.00
Pat Place Scholarship - Mecklenburg County DSS Youth and Family Services Social Workers (MUST HAVE CODE)
$35.00
Pat's Place Scholarship - Law Enforcement (MUST HAVE CODE)
Credits
0.60
CEU
5.75
Contact Hours
5.75
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
5.75
CME for Physician Assistants
6.00
Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists
6.00
NBCC Hours