Child Abuse and Neglect and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the US

Event Date
October 3, 2013 - October 4, 2013

Event Time
8:00AM - 5:00PM

Location
Stern Auditorium at the Mount Sinai Medical Center
1468 Madison Avenue @ 100 Street
New York, NY 10029


Requires Registration
Yes

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Description

This conference will highlight findings in forthcoming Institute of Medicine reports, The Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Trafficking of Minors and Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect, and focus on awareness, identification, education, and practical strategies. The conference will provide opportunities for collaboration with the hopes of sharing and creating fresh resources for those serving children and adolescents.

Educational Objectives
At the conclusion of the conference, participants will be able to:

Day 1: Child Abuse and Neglect:

  • Practitioners will be familiar with state-of-the-art information on child abuse and neglect and acquainted with resources for recognizing, reporting and treating child abuse according to evidence-based guidelines
  • Obtain an appropriate history in suspected child abuse cases and accurately document abuse in medical records.
  • Recognize short-term and long-term consequences of abuse on cognitive development, and recommended treatment modalities

Day 2: Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors

  • Explain estimated scope, risk factors for and drivers of the problem of human trafficking and the psychological, health, and social consequences.
  • Utilize interviewing strategies and knowledge of how sex trafficking victims may present to assess and identify victims and promote their ethical treatment
  • Describe various educational, prevention, mental health, legal, and social services interventions and responses targeted to human trafficking victims and refer/report accordingly

For a complete schedule and speaker information please visit:
http://www.mountsinai.org/ahc2013

Who Should Attend?
Primary care clinicians, emergency medicine specialists, internists, psychiatrists, and other specialists who care for children and adolescents.  Also, social workers, psychologists, lawyers and law enforcement officers.

Registration Fees
All workshops are free.

Online Registration
www.mssm.edu/cme/courses/MSAHC2013

Course Location
Mount Sinai Medical Center
1468 Madison Avenue @ 100th Street
New York, NY 10029
Stern Auditorium

Directions
Please visit www.mountsinai.org/about-us/visiting-us
Parking is available on 99th Street between Madison and Park Avenue

Accreditation
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Verification of Attendance
Verification of attendance will be provided to all professionals.

Faculty Disclosure
It is the policy of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to ensure objectivity, balance, independence, transparency, and scientific rigor in all CME-sponsored educational activities. All faculty participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict of interest that may arise from the relationship. Presenters must also make a meaningful disclosure to the audience of their discussions of unlabeled or unapproved drugs or devices. This information will be available as part of the course materials.

Special Needs
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is in full compliance with provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act ADA and is accessible for individuals with special needs. If you would like to attend this conference and require any special needs or accommodations please contact The Page and William Black Post-Graduate School at 212-731-7950.
Conference Information
For more information, visit www.mountsinai.org/ahc/conference13 or contact the Office of CME at cme@mssm.edu or 212.731.7950.