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Symposium on Child Abuse: Prevention, Recognition, Education


Apr 26, 2019
7:00am - 4:30pm


Corwin Pavilion - UCSB
494 UCEN Road
Isla Vista, CA 93117


Cottage Children's Medical Center


A multi-disciplinary conference for those who work with children in health care or in the community that will provide tools to recognize, assess, evaluate and prevent child abuse.

Speakers and Topics Include
Childhood Sexual Abuse
Cynthia DeLago, MD, MPH, Professor of Pediatrics, Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, Sidney Kimmel Medical College and Thomas Jefferson University

Human Trafficking
Megan Rheinschild, Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office, Victim Witness Assistance Program Director

Medical Neglect
Miriam F. Parsa, MD, MPH, FAAP, FACR, Pediatric Rheumatology, Cottage Children’s Medical Center

Medical Forensics
Carrick Adam, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Santa Barbara County Sexual Assault Response Team(SART)

Perinatal Drug Abuse
Alex Soffici, MD, Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Cottage Health

Child Welfare System: Prevention Through Intervention
Marianne Reagan, MFT, Division Chief, Operations and Children Services, Santa Barbara County Department of Social Services and Barbara Finch, Children and Adult Network Director, Santa Barbara County Department of Social Services