The Multidisciplinary Role of Medical Professionals in Child Trauma Cases
DMU faculty, staff, students, residents, and the medical community.
|7 am||Criminal, Negligence, or Accident - Child Fatality and Severe Trauma Cases: A Multidisciplinary Response|
Lisa Bender, LMSW
|7:15 am||Child Trauma and Fatality Cases: What Role Do Medical Professionals Play?|
Ken McCann, DO
|7:45 am||Question and Answer Session|
- Supporting Infants, Toddlers, and Families Impacted by Caregiver Mental Health Problems, Substance Abuse, and Trauma
- Iowa Child Abuse/Neglect Statistics
- Iowa's Child Death Review Team, Annual Report for 2008 and 2009
Lisa Bender, DHS
Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment, Program Manager, Iowa Department of Human Services
Lisa Bender, LMSW, has been with the Iowa Department of Human Services since September of 2010. Prior to her position with IDHS Lisa spent more than 10 years working on the private, non-profit side of child and family welfare and juvenile justice. Lisa’s experience includes working in the fields of community-based corrections, youth prevention, adolescent substance abuse treatment, supportive housing, community development, non-profit management, higher education, and academic research. Lisa completed both her undergraduate degree and her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Iowa, School of Social Work. In 2006 Lisa was awarded the University of Iowa, School of Social Work’s Director’s Award as an “Outstanding MSW Graduate” recognized for her scholastic achievement, leadership, and community service contributions.
Ken McCann, DO
Blank Regional Child Protection Center
Dr. McCann is a board-certified pediatrician who received his medical degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. He completed his residency in pediatrics at Blank Children’s Hospital. After residency, Dr. McCann completed a fellowship in child abuse pediatrics at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University/Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island. Dr. McCann has experience evaluating children of all ages for child physical abuse, child sexual abuse, child physical and medical neglect, and medical child abuse (formerly Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy). Dr, McCann has worked as part of multidisciplinary teams to evaluate child abuse and has testified as an expert witness in child physical abuse and child sexual abuse trials.
The speakers have indicated no relevant financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity.
No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.
Continuing Education Credit
- DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and approves this activity for 1.0 hour of Category 1-A CME credit(s).
- Nurse: Des Moines University is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 1.2 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.
- Other: This live activity is designated for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
- 1.00 AOA Category 1A
- 1.20 IBON
- 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)