Events and Classes


8th Annual Pittsburgh Conference on Child Maltreatment

Thursday, April 25, 2013

8:30–9 a.m.  Registration and Continental Breakfast
Networking and visit Resource Tables
9 a.m. Welcome
9–9:30 a.m. Opening Address
Honorable David Heckler, District Attorney, Bucks County
9:30–10:30 a.m. Uncovering Child Abuse: The Ethics of Uncertainty
Benjamin H. Levi, MD, PhD (FAAP)
Department of Pediatrics, Penn State Children’s Hospital
Department of Humanities, Penn State College of Medicine
10:30–10:40 a.m. Break
10:40–11 a.m.  Champions of Hope and Healing Awards Presentation
11 a.m.–noon    The Use and Mis-Use of Medical Literature in Child Abuse
Christopher Greeley, Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Noon–1 p.m.  Lunch (provided)
Featuring a special performance by the students of Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh
1–2:30 p.m.   Workshop Session I
2:30–3 p.m.  Break
3–4:30 p.m. Workshop Session II
4:30 p.m. Adjournment

Friday, April 26, 2013

8–8:30 a.m.   Registration and Continental Breakfast
Networking and visit Resource Tables
8:30–9:30 a.m.   Opening Up About Child Sex Abuse
Al Chesley, National Football League (retired), Philadelphia Eagles
9:45 a.m.–3:45 p.m.
(12:30–1:30 p.m.   Lunch - provided)

Conference Institutes
Attend one of the following all-day institutes:

  1. Out of Secrecy…
  2. Serving Diverse Populations; LGTBQ Youth and Immigrant Communities
  3. Early and Often: Expanding the Avenues for the Prevention Message
  4. Safely Putting the Information Super Highway to Work for NonProfits
  5. Building Healthy Communities: Innovations and New Initiatives
3:45 p.m. Conference Adjournment


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