Target Audience This concurrent training is designed for healthcare providers (physicians, nurse practitioners, sexual assault nurse examiners and physician assistants) who provide medical evaluations for suspected victims of child abuse AS WELL AS prosecutors or child protection attorneys handling criminal or civil cases of child abuse. This training is not intended for nurses or other healthcare providers whose role is to assist the examiner.MEDICAL TRAINING ACADEMYThe healthcare providers' role in the MDT-CAC model as well as the medical evaluation of child sexual abuse and physical abuse will be presented. Case-based scenarios will be used to facilitate discussion of significance of findings and documentation. The process of preparing for court will be presented by a prosecuting attorney followed by a mock court session in conjunction with attendees of Legal Training Academy.Learning Objectives. Following the completion of this course, the participant will be able to:1. List 4 professions that would typically participate in a multi-disciplinary child abuse team meeting2. Formulate a strategy to explain "normal to be normal" during court testimony3. Name 2 examination findings in the Inconclusive/No expert consensus category of the Adams' guidelines4. Distinguish between a simple and complex skull fracture
LEGAL TRAINING ACADEMYBasic medical information commonly encountered in child abuse cases will be presented by a child abuse pediatrician. A prosecuting attorney will discuss how the medical information can be used in the preparation of court cases and describe strategies for meeting with medical witnesses and preparing for defense experts. The course will conclude with a mock trial workshop involving teams of medical and legal participants.Learning Objectives. In this training participants will:1. Gain understanding of common themes and theories that can be used in child abuse investigations and prosecutions2. Learn some of the more frequent pitfalls with social media and attorney ethics.3. Learn the most commonly raised defense alternative theories to AHT will be discussed and methods to examine defense experts will be covered4. Will be given effective examples of direct examinations for forensic interviewers and medical personnel
REGISTRATION$199 Individual$199 Team (medical and prosecutor)Preference will be given to multi-disciplinary team registrations (medical providers and attorney from same jurisdiction), however individuals can register to attend.Registration Deadline is October 19, 2017. When registering as a team, register the first person as the primary registrant and the second person as guest. Registration fee does not cover travel, meals or lodging expenses. Contact Caroline Rossi directly, email@example.com or 256.327.3437 if you have any questions.
CONTINUING EDUCATION credits will be available
HOTEL INFORMATIONEmbassy Suites Hotel800 Monroe StreetHuntsville, AL 35801Room Block: Medical and Legal Training AcademyRoom Rate: $91.00Overnight Parking: $6.72Reservation Deadline: October 2, 2016Reservation Link: http://embassysuites.hilton.com/en/es/groups/personalized/H/HSVESES-MLT-20161102/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - Saturday, November 4, 2017 9:45 AM - 1:00 PMCentral Time
The National Children's Advocacy Center210 Pratt AvenueHuntsville, Alabama 35801
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