|Watch Now||An MDT Response to Child Abuse - Burn Cases||Barbara Knox, MD||90 minutes|
Brief Overview: This presentation will review the evidence-based studies that detail the characteristics and presentations of intentional and accidental burn injuries to children. Case presentations will be presented and will all the participant to apply learned knowledge to enhance his/her ability to differentiate between abusive and accidental burn injuries. Scene investigation strategies will also be addressed.
Dr. Knox is Chair of the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatric Section on Child Abuse and Neglect and is a member of the Ray E. Helfer Society of Child Abuse Physicians. She is the Immediate Past Chair of the Wisconsin Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board that administers the Wisconsin Children’s Trust Fund. She is also a team member serving on the Department of Justice’s Statewide Child Fatality review team that advises state agencies and the Legislature on law, policy and practice modification in an on-going effort to reduce preventable childhood deaths. She
co-directs a statewide Medical Peer Review project in Wisconsin.
Areas of research interest for Dr. Knox include child physical/psychological torture as a form of child abuse and sexual torture as a form of child abuse. Dr. Knox has published on many topics, including child torture as a form of child abuse, burns of abuse, abusive head trauma, and is currently an editor for three textbooks relating to child maltreatment. She also reviews current child abuse medical research journal articles for The Quarterly Update. As part of her practice she cares for children who have been or are suspected of being victims of physical abuse sexual abuse and neglect.
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Continuing Education Credits
This activity has also been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Social Work for 1.5 hours CEU, 1 Post Credits by the Minnesota Peace Officers, 1.5 CLE by the Minnesota Board of CLE, and 1.5 CME.
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