15th Annual Pittsburgh Conference on Child Maltreatment 2021

April 29, 2021 to April 30, 2021

At the Child Advocacy Center at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, it is our mission to protect children and promote healthy families.  We strive to accomplish this mission by adhering to standards of excellence in assessment of child maltreatment and in medical care of vulnerable children.  We also work in collaboration with and in support of the efforts of other child protection professionals, by providing acute and primary medical care, case management, medical consultations, court testimony and SCAN and multidisciplinary team meetings.

Target Audience

All individuals who touch the lives of maltreated children to include but not limited to Physicians, Advanced Practice Practitioners, Nurses, Allied Health Care Workers, Social Workers, Child Protective Services, Councilors, Advocates, Case Workers, Law Enforcement, Attorneys and Judges

Learning Objectives

•    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 

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 7.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 7.25 ASWB
  • 7.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
11/16/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
04/29/2021 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
04/30/2021 - 12:15pm

Thursday, April 29, 2021
9:00-9:15 am        Opening Address Dr. Rachel Berger
9:15-10:15 am      Keynote- Dr. Andrew Gardner- What Happens in Childhood Does Not Stay In Childhood 
10:15 -11:15 am   Workshop 1
11:15-12:15 pm    Workshop 2

Friday, April 30, 2021
8:00- 9:00 am       Keynote- Mathew Sandusky
9:00-10:00 am      Workshop 3
10:00- 11:00 am    Workshop 4
11:00- 12:00 pm    Workshop 5
12:00- 12:15 pm    Closing Remarks

Live Virtual Conference

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 7.25 contact hours.

Physician Assistant (AAPA)
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 7.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

Other health care professionals
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 7.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 7.25 ASWB
  • 7.25 Attendance
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Conference Registration Information

Registration will be completed online

at

https://cvent.me/RbBvE0

 

The 2021 Child Maltreatment Conference will be Free of Charge this year

PEREGISTARTION WILL BE REQUIRED by April 28, 2021

NO SAME DAY REGISTRATIONS

 

 Debra Shane at shanda@upmc.edu or 412-692-3065