Child Maltreatment Multidisciplinary Approach Course - Sep 18-19 NH Guam

INFORMATION SUMMARY BELOW AND AGENDA ATTACHED.    TO SIGN UP, please contact LT Meisha Caudle at 671-344-9298 or
Armed Forces Center for Child Protection is eager to share with you and your command a new course offering entitled “Multidisciplinary Approach to Child Maltreatment Evaluations and Investigations” coming to Naval Hospital Guam September 18-19, 2017. We present a two-day agenda offering approximately 12.5 CME/CH/CEUs.  This training will address all aspects of child maltreatment to include recognition, evaluation, investigation, acute management, and referrals for treatment. 
·         FREE continuing education credits/contact hours offered to physicians, PAs, Nurses, NPs, social workers and mental health professionals (CME/CNE/CEUs)
·         NO registration fee
·         PURPOSE: assisting multidisciplinary professionals in reaching current best practices in child maltreatment and family violence recognition, evaluation, and investigation
·         Ability to train hundreds of local personnel for the cost of sending 1-2 professionals to a civilian training conference
·         Target Audience:            
·         All medical, dental, and mental health professionals that care for children
·         Law enforcement professionals
·         Legal professionals
·         Family Advocacy and New Parent Support Programs
·         Social Work Teams
·         Local child protection team personnel
·         Teachers and day care workers
·         Victim advocates
·         Chaplains
To register, go to website and click on REGISTRATION.  All attendees must register at this site.  You will be asked to give the following information: service, rank, full name, work address, work phone, work e-mail, title and position. Once logged in, search for the course by course TITLE or under the specialty of PEDIATRICS and find the correct course under the SINGLE ACTIVITIES list.  Be sure to select and register the course at the correct site, since there may be more than one course listed with the same title.
We look forward to presenting our child abuse/family violence training at your base and are able and willing to share our expertise with professionals that work with children and their families.
Barbara Craig, MD                            Donna Kahn, PhD, CPNP
CAPT(ret), MC, USN                       CAPT(ret), NC, USNR
Information for physicians:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with ACCME through the direct sponsorship of the Navy Medicine Professional Development Center to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Registration instructions are given above.  Required disclosure information is presented in detail in the online registration system.
Information for nurses:
This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Navy Medicine Professional Development Center (NMPDC), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
There is no commercial support associated with this educational activity.  The Nurse Planner, Planning Committee Members and all others involved with this Continuing Nursing Education activity provide the following disclosure information:  “Nothing to disclose.”
Criteria for successful completion for this activity includes:  attendance at all or at least a portion of event and completion/submission of evaluation form.  
Information for Social workers and mental health professionals:
The Department of Social Work, WRNMMC, maintains responsibility for this program and has been granted automatic authorization from the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners to offer category I CEU credit for this professional training activity.
For more information regarding continuing education hours, please call Vanessa Brenes-Ramirez at 301-319-3783 or email  For nursing CNE information please call Donna Kahn, PNP at 301-295-1454.


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