8th Annual Pittsburgh Conference on Child Maltreatment

Date/Time: 
04/25/2013 - 8:30am to 04/26/2013 - 3:45pm
Location
Address: 

The Child Advocacy Center at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Pittsburgh, PA

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Sponsoring Agency: 
The child Advocacy Center
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Rob Wittman
Contact Phone: 
412-692-8766
Contact Email: 
rob.wittman@chp.edu
Description: 

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

  • To provide information and skill-building for Child Protection/Welfare Professionals and those concerned about the well-being of our children
  • To provide a forum for sharing information by national and local experts
  • To provide an opportunity for inter-agency staff networking

Featuring

  • Thursday Keynote speaker Christopher Greeley, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Center for Clinical Research and Evidence-Based Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • ANNOUNCING the special addition of a keynote address to Friday's agenda - Al Chesley, former Philadelphia Eagle and University of Pittsburgh football player
  • Ethics Presentation - Benjamin Levi, MD, PhD, Department of Humanities, Penn State College of Medicine
  • Presentation of the 2013 Champions of Hope and Healing awards (winners to be announced)
  • 15 different workshops and skill-building institutes including the PA Task Force on Child Protection, Dancing Classrooms, Medical Evaluation of Child Maltreatment, Accurate Photodocumentation of Abusive Injuries, Building Healthy Communities, Innovations in Treatment/Prevention, Technology for Nonprofits, Maternal Incest and Female Perpetrators, and many, many more!
  • Hear and meet local and national child maltreatment experts
  • Network with colleagues
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