Tips for Foreign Language Interpreters

Tips for Foreign Language Interpreters

Brief Overview: This short webinar will discuss best practices for interpreting child abuse forensic interviews, let interpreters know what they should expect in an interview on possible child abuse (content and process) and help interpreters avoid common errors that might invalidate a child abuse interview. Expert Presenter: Lisa has dedicated two decades to making the mental health, social service, and criminal justice systems more responsive to culturally diverse people. She is the author of the books: Under His Thumb No More: Ending Domination in Intimate Relationships, Interviewing Clients Across Cultures: A Practitioner’s Guide and Child Abuse and Culture: Working with…

Cultural Issues in Child Forensic Interviewing

Cultural Issues in Child Forensic Interviewing

Brief Overview: Interviewing children about suspected child maltreatment can be difficult and painstaking work. Interviews often become more complicated when the interviewer and interviewee come from different cultural groups. This webinar provides concrete examples and advice for conducting forensic interviews with culturally diverse children to elicit the recounting of the most accurate information possible. Expert Presenter: Lisa has dedicated two decades to making the mental health, social service, and criminal justice systems more responsive to culturally diverse people. She is the author of the books: Under His Thumb No More: Ending Domination in Intimate Relationships, Interviewing Clients Across Cultures: A…

Child Trafficking and Commercial Sexual Exploitation Health Care Needs of Victims

Child Trafficking and Commercial Sexual Exploitation Health Care Needs of Victims

Brief Overview: This webinar will discuss the current trends in commercially sexually exploited children and their health care needs.   Expert Presenter: Dr. Greenbaum is the Medical Director of the Child Protection Center in Atlanta, GA. She received her medical degree at the Yale School of Medicine and did her residency in Pathology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Los Angeles, CA. She completed her fellowship in Forensic Pathology in New York and received certification in Forensic Pathology. She is a member of the American Professional Socieety on the Abuse of Children and International Society on the Prevention of Child Abuse and…

Drug Facilitated Sexual Abuse

Drug Facilitated Sexual Abuse

Brief Overview: This webinar will discuss the use of drugs in sexual assault cases.   Expert Presenter: Nancy is the Medical Director for the Center for Safe & Healthy Children at University of Minnesota Children’s Hospital. Dr. Harper is Board Certified in General Pediatrics and Child Abuse Pediatrics. Dr. Harper graduated from Dartmouth Medical School in 1995, and completed her pediatric residency in 1998 at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth in Virginia. After graduation, Dr. Harper served as a staff pediatrician and Child Abuse Consultant for Naval Medical Center Portsmouth and US Naval Hospital Okinawa in Japan. In 2004, Dr. Harper…

Race, Racism, and Medical Disparities

Race, Racism, and Medical Disparities

Brief Overview: This webinar will discuss how race plays a part in our healthcare decisions and delivery and how to be more aware of how we serve our patients.   Expert Presenter: Stephen Nelson, MD, attended medical school and completed his pediatric residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. His pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship was completed at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Nelson joined the hematology/oncology program at Children’s of Minnesota in 1993. He is the co-director of the Vascular Anomalies Center. His interests include caring for patients with sickle cell disease and working to…

The Medical Examination in Child Sexual Abuse

The Medical Examination in Child Sexual Abuse

Brief Overview: Medical evaluations are an important part of a child sexual abuse investigation. It is important that all members of the Multidisciplinary Team understand the purpose of the medical evaluation and the role of the medical provider in the CAC. This course will provide an overview of the medical evaluation for non-medical team members.   Expert Presenter: Karen is a board certified child abuse pediatrician and is the Director of the Center for Children at Risk in Little Rock, AR. She was a major partner in establishing the local CAC. She entered private practice in 2000 and started volunteering…

Coloposcopic Photodocumentation of the Female Genitalia

Coloposcopic Photodocumentation of the Female Genitalia

Brief Overview: Accurate genital photographs are an essential part of the evaluation of children who may have been sexually abused. Part 1 and 2 of this webinar will provide an overview of colposcopic photodocumentation techniques to help you obtain high quality photographs.   Expert Presenter: Dr. Melville recently completed a fellowship in child abuse pediatrics at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. He completed his residency at Akron General Medical Center and Akron Children’s Hospital in internal medicine/pediatrics. Dr. Melville, a San Diego native, graduated from the University of California at San Diego School of Medicine…

Digital Photodocumentation Techniques – Parts 1 and 2

Digital Photodocumentation Techniques – Parts 1 and 2

Brief Overview: Accurate genital photographs are an essential part of the evaluation of children who may have been sexually abused. Part 1 and 2 of this webinar will provide an overview of colposcopic photodocumentation techniques to help you obtain high quality photographs.   Expert Presenter: Dr. Melville recently completed a fellowship in child abuse pediatrics at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. He completed his residency at Akron General Medical Center and Akron Children’s Hospital in internal medicine/pediatrics. Dr. Melville, a San Diego native, graduated from the University of California at San Diego School of Medicine…