Appendix B

Workshop Agenda

Embassy Suites Convention Center Hotel
900 10th Street, NW, Washington, DC

DAY 1, Monday, January 30, 2012

8:30-8:45    

Welcome and Introductory Remarks

Anne Petersen, University of Michigan
Planning Committee Chair

Goals and Objectives of the Workshop

Bryan Samuels, Commissioner, Administration on
Children, Youth and Families, Administration for
Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health
and Human Services

8:45-9:15

   

Keynote Presentation:Looking Back and Looking Forward: Reflections on the 1993 NRC Report Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect

Cathy Spatz Widom, John Jay College of Criminal
Justice, City University of New York

9:15-10:45

   

SESSION 1: Interactions Between Child Maltreatment Trends and Social Trends



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    Appendix B Workshop Agenda Embassy Suites Convention Center Hotel 900 10th Street, NW, Washington, DC DAY 1, Monday, January 30, 2012 8:30-8:45 Welcome and Introductions Anne Petersen, University of Michigan Planning Committee Chair Goals and Objectives of the Workshop Bryan Samuels, Commissioner, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 8:45-9:15 Keynote Presentation: Looking Back and Looking Forward: Reflections on the 1993 NRC Report Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect Cathy Spatz Widom, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York 9:15-10:45 SESSION 1: Interactions Between Child Maltreat- ment Trends and Social Trends 109

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110 CHILD MALTREATMENT RESEARCH, POLICY, AND PRACTICE This session will explore trends and shifts in child mal- treatment rates and the ways in which they may relate to changes in social and economic environments. Moderator: Anne Petersen, University of Michigan Societal Trends and Implications for Understanding Rates of Child Maltreatment Christina Paxson, Princeton University Changes in Rates of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect Lisa Jones, University of New Hampshire Contributions of Data Sources to Understanding Child Maltreatment Andrea Sedlak, Westat Discussion 10:45-11:00 BREAK 11:00-12:30 SESSION 2: What Have We Learned About the Causes and Consequences of Child Maltreatment This session will explore changes in our thinking about the risk and protective factors that contribute to child maltreatment, and advances in knowledge of the short- and long-term consequences of various forms of mal- treatment on biobehavioral processes and functions. Moderator: Anne Petersen, University of Michigan The Impact of Contextual Factors on Child Mal- treatment Reports and Behaviors Jill Korbin, Case Western Reserve University Neurobiology of Neglect Mary Dozier, University of Delaware (presenting) Phil Fisher, University of Oregon (not attending)

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111 APPENDIX B Megan Gunnar, University of Minnesota (not attending) Neurobiology of Trauma and Stress Associated with Adverse Early Experience Martin Teicher, McLean Hospital, Harvard University Discussion 12:30-1:30 LUNCH 1:30-3:00 SESSION 3: What Have We Learned About Preven- tion Research and Its Impact on Practice and Policy in Human Services and Healthcare Systems This session will explore the evidence base for effective prevention interventions. Speakers will discuss research that evaluates prevention efforts for universal, selected, and indicated populations (primary, secondary, and ter- tiary interventions). They will also highlight outcomes for effective preventive interventions and how to evalu- ate and monitor performance in scaling up promising programs. Moderator: John Leventhal, Yale University Assessment of Universal Preventive Interventions in Community and Hospital Settings Deborah Daro, Chapin Hall, University of Chicago Assessment of Secondary Preventive Interventions with High-Risk Populations Frank Putnam, Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center Assessment of Prevention of Recurrent Offenses (for parents) or Prevention of Adverse Consequences (for children) Mark Chaffin, University of Oklahoma Health Sci- ences Center

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112 CHILD MALTREATMENT RESEARCH, POLICY, AND PRACTICE Discussion 3:00-3:15 BREAK 3:15-4:45 SESSION 4: What Have We Learned About the De- sign and Delivery of Services? This session will examine notable advances in knowledge of how to design and deliver services to mal- treated children and their families, with a focus on top- ics that, if targeted in future research are likely to have a substantial impact on reducing chronic abuse and ne- glect and the negative consequences. Moderator: Lucy Berliner, University of Washington Parenting Interventions: Impact on Child and Family Outcomes and Role in Child Welfare Services John Landsverk, Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego Child-Focused Interventions to Address Internalizing Problems of Children Who Experience Abuse, Expo- sure to Violence, and Neglect Shannon Dorsey, University of Washington Prevention and Treatment of Child Maltreatment Risk for Families Dealing with Multiple Problems Steven Ondersma, Wayne State University School of Medicine Discussion 4:45 Closing Remarks and Adjourn DAY 2, January 31, 2012 8:30-8:45 Opening Remarks Anne Petersen, Planning Committee Chair

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113 APPENDIX B 8:45-10:35 SESSION 5: Emerging Issues in the Identification, Assessment, and Reporting of Child Maltreatment This session will explore recent trends that are influenc- ing the ways in which child abuse and neglect are being detected and reported by institutions and professionals. Moderator: Richard P. Barth, University of Maryland Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Practices and Patterns Melissa Jonson-Reid, Washington University, St. Louis Alternative Child Welfare Services Approaches Richard P. Barth, University of Maryland Medical and Psychosocial Assessment and Diagnosis of Child Abuse and Neglect John Leventhal, Yale University Psychosocial Assessment of Children and Families for Service Planning Benjamin Saunders, Medical University of South Carolina Discussion 10:35-10:50 BREAK 10:50-12:40 SESSION 6: Building Effective and Efficient Systems to Respond to Child Abuse and Neglect This session will examine cross-cutting elements in ef- fective prevention and treatment interventions and also review cross-cutting elements in disseminating and im- plementing best practice models. Speakers will discuss lessons learned from translating and scaling up promis- ing interventions as well as the experience with advoca-

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114 CHILD MALTREATMENT RESEARCH, POLICY, AND PRACTICE cy efforts (e.g., class-action suits) in moving research in- to practice. Moderator: Joy Osofsky, Louisiana State University A Cross-National View of Child Protective Systems of Response: Trends and Policy Implications John Fluke, American Humane Association Research on Evidence-Based Practice Implementa- tion in Child Welfare Systems and Organizations Greg Aarons, University of California, San Diego The Role of Class-Action Law Suits in Building Evidence-Based Systems in State Child Welfare Agencies Charles Sabel, Columbia University Discussant David Sanders, Casey Family Programs Discussion 12:40-12:50 Final Observations on Themes Anne Petersen, University of Michigan, Planning Committee Chair 12:50-1:00 Closing Comments Catherine Nolan, Director, Office on Child Abuse and Neglect, Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services