Assessing for Abuse and Neglect in Times of Community Stress 2022
Child safety and protection cannot be overlooked during community emergencies and other crises. This course reviews stressors leading to neglect and abuse, describes indicators of possible neglect and abuse, explains how to respond, and offers connections to community resources for health care providers and families.
As a result of this educational session, learners will be able to:
- Identify possible patient/family stressors and how to address them.
- Define and describe sentinel injury.
- Review the basics of assessing for different forms of child neglect.
- State mandatory reporting requirements as they pertain to child abuse and neglect.
Amanda Palm, PA-C, LCSW
Amanda Palm, PA-C, LCSW, is a Physician Assistant in the University of Wisconsin/American Family Children's Hospital Child Protection Program. She is a member of the multidisciplinary team involved in the medical examination and follow up care of children with suspected abuse or neglect. Prior to joining the Child Protection Program, Ms. Palm worked as a licensed clinical social worker at Journey Mental Health where she provided therapy services to children and families with a history of suspected abuse and/or neglect.
Jessica Wipperfurth, MSW, APSW
Jessica Wipperfurth, MSW, APSW, is the Social Worker for the UW Child Protection Program as well as a Child Health Advocate for Injury Prevention. Ms. Wipperfurth has been working in social work for 14-plus years; she gained a diverse understanding of child protection systems after starting her career at the county level. Currently, she provides clinical assistance to the UW Child Protection Team physicians and serves as a liaison between community partners and the UW Health/American Family Children's Hospital, where she leads the Hitting Hurts initiative and co-leads the Period of PURPLE Crying Initiative. She also serves as a Field Placement Supervisor for the University of Wisconsin School of Social Work.
It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) to identify, mitigate and disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* held by the speakers/presenters, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this accredited continuing education (CE). In addition, speakers, presenters and authors must disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation.
* Ineligible companies are those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on, patients.
The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical services directly to patients to be ineligible companies.
For this accredited continuing educational activity all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated and detailed disclosures are listed below:
Financial Relationship Disclosures
Discussion of Unlabeled/Unapproved uses of drugs/devices in presentation?
|Amanda Palm, PA-C, LCSW||Speaker/Author||No relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose||No|
|Jessica Wipperfurth, MSW, APSW||Speaker/Author||No relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose||No|
|In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP 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.|
Credit Designation Statements
American Board of Pediatrics
Successful completion of this CME activity, which included participation in the activity, with individual assessment of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 0.75 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.
American Medical Association (AMA)
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 ANCC contact hour.
Continuing Education Units
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 0.075 continuing education units (CEUs) or 0.75 hour.
- 0.75 MOC: ABP Lifelong Learning Points (Part II)
- 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.75 ANCC Contact Hours
- 0.75 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
- 0.75 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
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