NOVEMBER 14, 2014 HALF DAY

SMOKE SCREEN OR FIRE: SEXUAL ABUSE ALLEGATION IN FAMILY COURT- PART I

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2014
8 a.m. to noon
The Minneapolis Boulevard HoteL

Some of the most difficult custody cases are often those involving allegations of sexual abuse.  Abuse allegations, whether made by the child directly or by a parent or family member on his or her behalf, can result in increased involvement from a variety of professionals including law enforcement, child protective services, mental health professionals, and forensic psychologists and interviewers.   For both the child and the alleged abuser, the ramifications can be dire and reach beyond questions of custody, to criminal and child protection issues.  In part one of this two part series, participants will understand Minnesota’s unique history with sexual abuse assessments, and gain perspective on current models and best practices in evaluating sexual abuse allegations—including interviewing, medical assessments, and extended family assessments.

This Program will feature:

The Genesis for Change: A Breig Hisory of the Jordan, Minnesota child sexual abuse matters. (Susan Gallagher, JD, RN)

The Physician’s Examination: TBD

The Single Forensic Examination: Nancy Seger, LSGW, CornerHouse, Forensic Services Director

Extended Evaluations: Vicki Naushultz, MEqLP, Midwest Children’s Resource Center

$120 Early Registration for AFCC-MN members

$140 for non-members

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Conference Schedule:

8 to 8:30 a.m.
Registration

8:30 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions

8:35-8:50 a.m.
A Brief Retrospective of Sexual Abuse Exams and the Jordan lessons: Susan Gallagher, JD, RN

8:50 to 9:40 a.m.
The Forensic Examination:  Nancy Seger, LGSW, CornerHouse, Forensic Services Director

9:40 to 10:30 a.m.
The Medical Examination: Alice D. Swenson, M.D.

10:30 to 10:45 a.m.
Break

10:45 to 11:35 a.m.
The Extended Evaluation:  Vicki Nauschultz, MEq., LP, Midwest Children’s Resource Center

11:35 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Wrap Up Panel.

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