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Seminar on Child Abuse

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Oct 22, 2021
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Virtual Online Class

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Child Abuse Seminar


Esther K. Chung, MD, MPH, University of Washington Medicine
Veronica Cubillo and Carolina Najera-Magana, LMFT, Domestic Violence Solutions

Course Description

This multidisciplinary, online seminar will explore the complex context surrounding the topic of child abuse and neglect, and discuss tools for assessment and intervention. The first lecture will explore opioid use in pregnancy and discuss state policies for treating prenatal substance use as neglect.

The second hour will focus on domestic violence, its effects on children, strategies for communicating with children who have witnessed domestic violence, and the available community services. The target audience is anyone who works with children in the healthcare system or the community.

Learning Objectives

  • Summarize the impact of the opioid crisis on children
  • Examine child abuse case reporting through a health equity lens
  • Review the role of healthcare professionals in preventing child abuse among families affected by substance use disorder
  • Review the impacts of domestic violence on the family system during and prior to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Apply strategies to screen and intervene for domestic violence

Continuing Education CreditsCalifornia Medical Association

The Santa Barbara County Consortium for Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Santa Barbara County Consortium for Continuing Medical Education designates this live internet activity listed for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course meets the qualifications for 2 hours of continuing education (CE) credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs (provider # 57341) and Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital maintains responsibility for the program/course and its content.

Provider approved for 2.0 contact hours by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #00252


The planners and speakers for this educational event have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.

This CME event did not receive any commercial support.

Target Audience

For those who work with children in health care or in the community including Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers, LMFTs, EMTs, Firefighters, Teachers, Police and other First Responders, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Counselors, Nurse Practitioners, Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants.


In light of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on all healthcare workers and others and reduced access to CME and CE credits, we will be waiving the registration fee for this seminar.


Cottage Health employees will complete evaluations in Compass Learning. Non-Cottage attendees will receive certificates within 10 business days of returning the evaluation. Detailed instructions will be provided at registration.

  • Grievances may be addressed directly to the Education Department.
  • If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact the Education Department at (805) 569-7325.

Education Consultant

Christine Block, MSN, RN, SCRN

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact Leslie Church at:

Schedule & Location


Date Time Location
1. Fri, October 22 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM Virtual Online Class

Location Details

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