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Child Maltreatment Conference

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10thAnnual Pittsburgh Conference on Child Maltreatment

April 23-24, 2015
The Child Advocacy Center at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Pittsburgh, PA

The Tenth Annual Conference promises another exciting two days of nationally known presenters, innovative ideas, educational sessions and networking.

At the Child Advocacy Center at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, it is our mission to protect children and promote healthy families. We strive to accomplish this mission by adhering to standards of excellence in assessment of child maltreatment and in medical care of vulnerable children. We also work in collaboration with and in support of the efforts of other child protection professionals, by providing acute and primary medical care, case management, medical consultations, court testimony and SCAN and multidisciplinary team meetings.

Thursday Keynote Speaker

Lori Frasier, M.D., FAAP, Division Chief of Child Abuse Pediatrics. Dr. Frasier graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine and completed her residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in child abuse pediatrics at the University of Washington/Children’s Hospital of Seattle. She is currently a Professor of Pediatrics in the Penn State Hershey College of Medicine and directs the Child Abuse Pediatrics program within the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

Friday Keynote Speaker

John Borgstedt, Child Abuse Survivor, Child Advocate, Author of 'I Love You Mom, Please Don't Break My Heart'

Topics

  • Ethics
  • Medical Evaluations
  • Impact of Trauma on the Brain

 

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