Child Abuse and Trauma Conference


Child Abuse and Trauma Conference

  • Join us for UT Health Science Center’s Child Abuse and Trauma Conference. This one-day conference, designed for physicians, psychologists, psychiatrists, nurses, mid-level practitioners, social workers,counselors, teachers, therapists, child protection workers, CASAs, and anyone with a desire to learn about the relationship between child abuse, trauma, behavioral health, and chronic health, will feature highly qualified, credentialed national experts addressing some of the most innovative and relevant topics in child abuse and trauma. Lectures will be followed by the opportunity for questions and answers.

    If you have questions about the conference, call (903) 877-7250.

    WHEN: Friday, April 27, 2018

    WHERE: UT Health Science Center | 11937 US Hwy. 271 | Tyler, Tx | Louise and Joseph Z. Ornelas Academic Amphitheater

  • Schedule

    7:30 a.m.

    Registration & Continental Breakfast

    7:50 a.m.

    Welcome and Introductions

    8:00 a.m.

    Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Implications on Health
    Speaker: David L. Corwin, M.D.

    8:40 a.m.

    Mechanisms by which Stress and Trauma Change Biology
    Speaker: Idan Shaley, Ph.D.

    9:20 a.m.

    Putting Trauma Awareness into Effective Evidence-Based Practice
    Speaker: Lucy Berliner, MSW, HCSATS

    10:00 a.m.

    Morning Break

    10:15 a.m.

    A Call to Action/Panel Discussion
    Panel Members: Dr. Corwin, Dr. Shaley, Lucy Berliner
    Facilitator: Dr. Jeffrey Wherry

    10:45 a.m.

    Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT):New Developments in Promoting Healthy Families
    Speaker: Anthony Urquiza, Ph.D.

    11:30 a.m.

    Lunch Served

    12:00 p.m.

    Healthcare Provider’s Approach to Child Abuse
    Speaker: Jamye Coffman, M.D.

    1:15 p.m.

    Psychiatric Issues in Abused Youth
    Speaker: David L. Corwin, M.D.

    2:00 p.m.

    Differential Diagnosis, Screening, and Assessment
    Speaker: Jeffrey Wherry, Ph.D.

    2:45 p.m.

    Afternoon Break

    3:00 p.m.

    Child Abuse in the Digital Age
    Speaker: Investigator Chris Meehan

    4:00 p.m.

    Conference Conclusion, CE Certificates Issued


    ETHICS: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler has designated this conference for 1.0 hour of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility. **

    CME: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. Participants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    CNE: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. To obtain 6.0 contact hours, you must sign in, attend the entire activity day, and complete the evaluation tool.

    SOCIAL WORKERS 6 CEUs: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler is an approved provider of continuing social work education by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners. Provider #7326

    LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS 6 CEUs: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler is an approved provider of continuing education for licensed profession counselors by the Texas State Board of Licensed Professional Counselor Examiners. Provider #3011

    Director, Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress
    Clinical Associate Professor,
    University of Washington School of Medicine | Seattle, Washington

    Medical Director
    Center for Prevention of Child Maltreatment and CARE Team
    Cook Children’s Hospital | Fort Worth, Texas

    Child & Adult Forensic Psychiatrist
    University of Utah School of Medicine | Salt Lake City, Utah

    Investigator. Criminal Investigations Unit
    Collin County Sheriff’s Office | McKinney, Texas

    Assistant Professor of Biobehavioral Health
    The Child Maltreatment Solutions Network
    Penn State University | University Park, Pennsylvania

    Clinical Professor / Director of Mental Health Services and Clinical Research
    PCIT Training Center and the CAARE Center
    University of California | Davis, California

    Diplomate in Clinical Psychology, ABPP
    Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
    UT Health Science Center | Tyler, Texas

  • Directions to UT Health Science Center

    Getting Around UT Health Science Center

    The conference will be in the Louise and Joseph Z. Ornelas Academic Amphitheater, which is on the 3rd floor of the Academic Center (Zone G in the map below).
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  • Registration Form

    If you are a medical professional, please complete the following form to register and pay online for the UT Health Science Center Child Abuse and Trauma Conference, Friday, April 27, 2018.

    Child Abuse & Trauma

    Friday, April 27, 2018
      after April 13, 2018 fee increases to $59
    • $0.00
    • American Express
    • Fee includes conference, materials, and light breakfast. Substitutions allowed, no refunds after 4/23/2018.