Child Maltreatment Conference

11th Annual Pittsburgh Conference on Child Maltreatment

April 28-29, 2016
Child Advocacy Center at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Pittsburgh, PA

The Eleventh 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

Heather C. Forkey, MD
Chief, Child Protection Program (CPP)
Clinical Director, Foster Children Evaluation Service (FaCES)
UMass Memorial Children's Medical Center

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Friday Keynote Speaker

Adam Starks, PhD
Author of Broken Child Mended Man and founder, Urban Light Initiative
Title of his keynote presentation is "Enhancing Resilience in Traumatized Children"


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


Register online today.