Agenda

 

CONFERENCE AT A GLANCE

Monday, October 15, 2018
Day 1  
7:00 a.m. Vendor Set-Up
7:30 a.m. –8:30 a.m. Check-In / Registration & Coffee
8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Welcome / Introductions
8:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Keynote Address / Q&A   Amy Cunningham
Morning Session
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Amy Cunningham, Presentation: “Compassion Fatigue”  (MH, CAC, MDT)

Alan Cook, J.D., professor of law, University of Georgia – Presentation: “A Survey of Prosecutorial Practices in Georgia”-  (PROS, MDT)

Marybeth Nelson, LCSW, Georgia Center for Child Advocacy – Presentation: “Forensic Interview 101, Nuts & Bolts” (FI, CAC)

Lunch
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Networking Lunch  & Exhibits
Afternoon Session 1
1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Andrew Oliver, MSSW, & Markia Hearst, LCSWA,VSP, Pat’s Place Child Advocacy Center – Presentation: “Victim Advocacy Reimagined: Enhancing the role to improve case outcome” (VA, CAC, MDT)

 

Jim Sears, Detective(RET), Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center  and Jacob Wetterling Resource Center Dallas Ft. Worth, – Presentation:  “ Investigations”   (LE, PROS, MDT)

 

Dr. Stephen Messner, MD,  Child Abuse Pediatrician  Medical Director & Chair, Child Abuse at Children’s Health Care of Atlanta – Presentation: “Medical  Evidence Testimony  in  Child Abuse Hearings” (MED, MDT, CAC)

Break

2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

Afternoon Session 2
3:00 p.m. –  4:30 p.m. Donnie Winokur, Executive Director of Education and Founding Executive Director of NOFAS Georgia – Presentation: “Preventing the Perfect Storm” (MH, CAC, MDT)

 

Michele Thames, Executive Director,  Safe Spot, Fairfax Virginia & Christine Rouse, MSW Children’s Trust – Presentation: “No One Does A Perfect Interview; A day in the life of an Interviewer”  (FI, CAC, MDT)

 

Meghan Ready, LMFT. Capstone Center for Counseling – Presentation: “Problematic Sexual Behavior – Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Model for School-Age Children and Their Caregivers” from an MDT perspective.  (MH, CAC)

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Day 2
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Registration & Coffee
8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Welcome & Introductions
Plenary

9:00 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.

Lalaine Briones, Director, Prosecuting Attorney’s Office,Presentation: “Investigating and Prosecuting severe Child Abuse & Child Homicide Cases”   (Morning Plenary, ALL)
Break

10:20 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Morning Session
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Matt Bochneak, Founder, Network Ninja – Presentation: “It’s Not Spelled Like HIPPO” . (MED, CAC, MDT)

 

Francey Hakes:  ‎CEO – ‎Francey Hakes Consulting, LLC – Presentation: “The Virtues Of Vigilance” (LE, PROS, MDT)

 

Dr. Stephen Messner, MD,  Child Abuse Pediatrician  Medical Director & Chair, Child Abuse at Children’s Health Care of Atlanta – Presentation: “ Forensic Medical Exams 101” (MED, MDT)

 

 

12:00 p.m. Conference Adjournment