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Join us the last week of every month for a webinar on child abuse and neglect research, programs, resources, and latest news.

12/1/2016
When: December 1, 2016
9:00 AM
Contact: Angela Pena


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Join us each month as an expert in the field presents on the latest programs, research, resources and news related to child abuse and neglect.

Presented in English and local languages, when possible. 

$10 for non-members - FREE for members


  

 

December:

Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect: A Role for Child Health Professionals

 

With the understanding that there is a clear need to implement evidence-based approaches to prevent child abuse and neglect, this webinar will focus on one such approach developed for child health primary care settings – A Safe Environment for Every Kid (SEEK). Most countries have a preventive health care system for young children where SEEK could be implemented. 

Presented by Dr. Howard Dubowitz

Thursday December 1, 2016 - 9:00 AM MST 

 

Presenter:

 

Dr. Howard Dubowitz

Howard Dubowitz is a Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Center for Families at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore. He is a Past-President of the Ray Helfer Society, an honorary international group of physicians working in the child maltreatment field.  He has served on the on the Executive Council of the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN and the national boards of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children and of Prevent Child Abuse America.

Dr. Dubowitz is a clinician, researcher, and educator, and he is active in the policy arena. His main interests are in child neglect and prevention. Dr. Dubowitz led the development of the Safe Environment for Every Kid (SEEK) model, building upon the opportunities in pediatric primary care to help prevent abuse and neglect.  He edited Neglected Children: Research, Practice and Policy as well as ISPCAN’s World Perspectives on Child Abuse in 2012, 2014 and 2016, and he co-edited the Handbook for Child Protection Practice as well as International Aspects of Child Abuse and Neglect. Dr. Dubowitz has over 180 publications and he has presented at many national and international conferences.

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