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									15th Annual Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect
and Healthy Families Oklahoma 2007
If you have questions regarding continuing education, contact Brenda Gentry at (405) 271-8858
or via e-mail at brenda-gentry@ouhsc.edu.

Wednesday, September 5, 2007
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration

9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Pre-conference Institutes (101 - 108)

12:30 pm - 2:00 p.m. Lunch on your own

101 - Introduction to Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Traumatized Children,
Adolescents, and their Families            Susan Schmidt, PhD and Roy Van Tassel, LPC
This Institute is designed to provide an introductory training on the implementation of Trauma-
Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, a SAMHSA best practice model in the treatment of child
trauma. Limited to 35 attendees. It is recommended that participants complete the training
at www.musc.edu/tfcbt prior to the institute. (Certificate can be brought to training).

102 - Child Abuse Medical Examiner Update
Carole Jenny, MD, Robert Block, MD and Roger Blevins, RN, MSN, CPNP
This Institute will be an update of information regarding abusive head trauma, injuries and
fatalities. This will include a discussion of undiagnosed head trauma in children that
have died. In addition, a peer review process of cases will be offered. Participants
are encouraged to bring cases (no names or identifying features) with images that can be
loaded onto a computer or videotape for discussion.

103 - BIA Grant Writing and Compliance (Mandatory for BIA scholarship participants)
Jacqueline Clacker, BSW, MSW and Constance Fox, MEd
This Institute will provide ICW Tribal Programs an improved understanding regarding the
application and maintaining compliance of a BIA, ICWA Grant/Program.

104 - Sexual Victimization of Children: A Behavioral Analysis
Ken Lanning, MS (Retired FBI Special Agent)
This Institute will discuss some of the behavioral dynamics of the sexual victimization of children
in a straightforward, objective, and professional manner. Although addressing issues and
controversies of interest to a multidisciplinary audience, it will be presented from a law
enforcement perspective. Please be aware that some of the material is graphic, as it is taken from
actual cases.

105 - Seeking Safety Therapy for PTSD and Substance Abuse                  Martha Schmitz, PhD
This Institute will provide information on a present-focused therapy to help people attain safety
from trauma/post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance abuse. The treatment approach
was designed for flexible use and consists of 25 topics that can be conducted in any order with
each topic representing a “safe coping skill” relevant to both trauma and substance abuse.

106 - Ethics and Safety in the Home                Lt. Wade Gourley and Bruce Cook, PhD
This Institute will address preventive strategies in maintaining professional boundaries. The
information will assist early intervention personnel and other home visitors recognize potentially
dangerous situations and use strategies to keep themselves safe, not only in work, but in their
daily life. It will also address providing in-home services which can create unique situations for
ethical issues to arise that can impede effectiveness of service delivery.
107 - Missing and Abducted Children: An Awareness Program for Child Protection Professionals
Sponsored by The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Wayne Sheppard, Associate Director of Training and Outreach
This Institute will provide the knowledge base required for personnel dealing with missing and
abducted children incidents. The primary focus is law enforcement officers dealing with the initial
response to such incidents. Additionally, the presentation serves the specific interests of other
members of the child protection network such as CPS personnel, social service workers,
prosecutors, and community service professionals comprising a multidisciplinary team.

108 - Strengthening Families Forum                  Sponsored by Smart Start Oklahoma
This Institute will provide new approaches used in early childhood programs to build evidencebased
protective factors for children and their families. It will focus on building protection for
children within their homes and communities; providing ways to overcome or mitigate individual
causes of child neglect and abuse and parental isolation; increasing parental knowledge about child
development, and managing mental, physical or financial crisis in the family to prevent removing
children from their homes.

Program                 Thursday, September 6th
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Opening session and awards presentation

Keynote Address:
The Wisdom of Solomon: Who Gets the Baby?
Carole Jenny, MD, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI

10:30 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Conference Workshops (201 - 210)

201 - Testifying in Court: How to be an Effective Witness          Paul Stern, JD
This workshop reviews basic principles of trial preparation for all those who might testify as an expert
witness and for lawyers who will be presenting their testimony. It will offer specific tools to make the
presentation of their testimony more effective and less threatening.

202 - Understanding Failure to Thrive          Deb Lowen, MD
This workshop will provide information on the appropriate recognition, diagnosis, and treatment of
Failure to Thrive.

203 - Cultural Diversity: Hispanic Influence Maria Rosales-Lambert
This workshop will provide information about cultural competence and the Hispanic culture. It will
include the barriers Hispanic families face during an investigation and how to address those barriers.

204 - Challenges in Child Trauma Treatment: Working with Traumatized Parents
Michelle Kees, PhD
This workshop will present clinical and empirical evidence showing that trauma and PTSD in parents
compromises parenting and negatively impacts children. Participants will learn how to apply
clinical strategies that can be used to help traumatized mothers with their parenting.

205 - The CFR & Tribal Court Process in Indian Child Welfare Cases
(Mandatory for BIA Scholarship participants)         Judge Phil Lujan
This workshop will provide information on the CFR & Tribal court process in Indian Child Welfare.
206 - Crime Scene Analysis/Offender Profiling in Missing Child Cases
Wayne Sheppard, NCMEC Associate Director of Training
This workshop will provide an overview of the crime scene assessment process, including organized and
disorganized dichotomies, offender profiles, and behaviorally-based interview strategies of violent
criminals through actual criminal case illustrations and crime scene assessment exercise.

207 - Developing Resilience                         Eidell Wasserman, PhD
This workshop will explore the traits associated with resilience, the ability to cope with adversity and
adapt to challenges or change. Since resilience can be learned, service providers can develop
strategies to decrease their distress and increase positive outcomes.

208 - The Next Generation of Fatherhood Resources               Erik Vecere, MS
This workshop will discuss the newest tools available from National Fatherhood Institute to inspire and
equip men to be great fathers.

209 - Report Writing for Law Enforcement to Improve Victim Safety
Dianne Barker-Harrold, JD and Lt. Dan Halley
This workshop will demonstrate the results of effective report writing in benefiting victims. The outcome
will be improved skills for writing law enforcement reports and the understanding of how the reports are
linked to victim safety and offender accountability.

210 - The Research Behind the Incredible Years
Mary Beth Cox, MSW, MPH; Trena Hickenbotham, MSE and Jennifer Weber, MEd
This workshop will discuss the research evidence-base of the Incredible Years programs and provide
preliminary findings about implementation and outcomes in the state of Oklahoma.

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch on your own

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Conference Workshops (211 - 220)

211 - Mock Trial (Part 1)                  Paul Stern, JD and Brian Kuester, JD
The mock trial will provide an opportunity for the participants to observe testimony based upon a specific
fact pattern, receive immediate feedback, and critique from two experienced child abuse trial lawyers and
other professionals with trial experience.

212 - Reactive Attachment Disorder: Current Controversies and Case Conceptualization (Part 1)
Mark Chaffin, PhD and Lisa Ware, PhD
This workshop will present current controversies over RAD diagnosis and attachment therapies. It will
review the American Professional Society on the Abuse and Children/American Psychological
Association Division 37 Task Force Report on Reactive Attachment Disorder and Attachment Therapies.
Findings will be reviewed through case examples.

213 - Interviewing Diverse Children and Families about Maltreatment               Maria Rosales-Lambert
In this workshop participants will learn how to work with culturally diverse families in a respectful,
supportive way and how to deal with language and cultural barriers.

214 - Counseling & Faith-Based Services for Crime Victims in Indian Country:
Kaw Nation Grant Program                  Melissa Riley, MEd and Cordelia Clapp, RN, BSN
This workshop will provide information on how to develop a dialogue between the Faith-Based
Community and victim assistance programs (tribal and non-tribal). Information on the
culturally relevant Faith-Based services for Native American victims of crime in the Kaw Nation service
area will be provided.

215 - Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Children: Evidence-Based Treatment (Part 1)
Michelle Kees, PhD
This workshop will provide an understanding of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and familiarity with
various manualized CBT programs designed for children and how to implement specific CBT strategies
with children.

216 - The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: Training Opportunities
and Resources          Peter Banks, NCMEC Director of Training and Outreach
This workshop will focus on the dynamics of child victimization as it pertains to missing
children and child sexual exploitation. The session will identify many of the resources and
training opportunities offered by NCMEC.

217 - Coordinated Community Response to Child Maltreatment
Lt. Dan Hally and Dianne Barker-Harrold, JD
This workshop will provide an overview of a community team concept, the purposes of a
multidisciplinary team, and provide interactive consensus building exercises.

218 - Protecting Children from the Dangers of the Online World
Special Agent Kurt Stoner
This workshop will provide an overview of online services frequented by children and give
simple steps to protect your children while online.

219 - Building School Readiness through Home Visitation             Deanna Gomby, PhD
This workshop will define school readiness, describe the typical effectiveness of home visiting
services in promoting school readiness, and discuss aspects of home visiting programs that can
increase their effectiveness.

220 - Best Practices in Fatherhood           Erik Vecere, MS
This workshop will present strategies that have been successful in fatherhood programs and how
to apply these to your program through a best practices model.

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Break

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Conference Workshops (221- 230)

221 - Mock Trial (Part 2) Paul Stern, JD and Brian Kuester, JD
See description Part 1 #211.

222 - Reactive Attachment Disorder: Current Controversies and Case Conceptualization
(Part 2)                    Mark Chaffin, PhD and Lisa Ware, PhD
See description Part 1 #212

223 - Abusive Head Trauma in Child Abuse Cases for Non-Medical Professionals
John Stuemky, MD
This workshop will discuss broad differences in accidental and non-accidental head trauma. The
participants will become familiar with the medical findings and outcomes of Shaken Baby

224 - Finding Words Oklahoma Amy Baum, MSW; Cheryl Thornton, LCSW;
Kathie Hatlelid, PA-C; Rose Perry, MSW, and Laurie Pollard, ADA
This workshop will provide information on Finding Words Oklahoma, a nationally recognized
forensic interviewing training program which is currently being utilized in 17 states. Finding
Words teaches the Cornerhouse RATAC protocol with a multidisciplinary approach.
225 - Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Children and Evidence Based Treatment (Part 2)
Michelle Kees, PhD         See description Part 1 #215.

226 - Designing Meaningful Evaluations for Home Visiting Programs Deanna Gomby, PhD
This workshop will provide an understanding of the importance of evaluation of home visiting
programs, how to structure and interpret the results of evaluations, and how to select an external

227 - The NetSmartz Workshop Mike Robins, NCMEC Community Outreatch Coordinator
NetSmartz was created for children (ages 5-17), parents, guardians, educators, and law
enforcement. The goal of the NetSmartz Workshop is to extend the safety awareness of children
to prevent victimization and increase self-confidence whenever they go online.

228 - Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act in Indian Country
Robert Don Gifford, JD and R. Trent Shores, JD
This workshop will provide information from the new federal law and the effects that the law
will have in Indian Country.

229 - Foster Care Panel
This workshop will provide a panel of foster care youth currently in the system or who have aged
out. They will discuss their first-hand experiences and questions from the audience are greatly

230 - Community Based Approaches in Oklahoma: Sooner Start, Smart Start Oklahoma,
and Sooner Success         Glenda Rogers, MS; Grace Kelley, MSW and Louis Worley, BS
This workshop will provide information on community resources available in Oklahoma for
families of children and youth, birth – 21 years of age, that have developmental delays or

Friday , September 7, 2007

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Registration

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Conference Workshops (301-307)

301 - Characteristics and Needs of Incarcerated Women Part 1
Susan Traywick, BS and Laura J. Pitman, PhD
This workshop will provide the participant the common characteristics and needs of incarcerated
women, services available, and identify the supports needed in order for them to be successful in
the community. Participants will also learn the impact of parental incarceration on children and
ways to enhance relationships between children and incarcerated parents.

302 - Culturally Adapting Interventions for American Indian/ Alaskan Native Children
with Sexual Behavior Problems - Part I Jane F. Silovsky, PhD and Lorena Burris, PhD
This workshop will increase participant’s knowledge in culturally adapting an evidence-based
treatment model for American Indian/Alaska Native children and their families.

303 - Co-Occurring Mental Health Disorders in the Juvenile Justice System
Cathy Olberding, MEd, LPC and Steve Grissom, PhD
This workshop will provide participants with an increased awareness of contributing factors to
mental illness in the juvenile population in Oklahoma. Participants will become familiar with
best practices in intervention and treatment.
304 - Oklahoma’ s AMBER Alert Program
Gene Thaxton, Department of Public Safety Director of Telecommunications
This workshop will provide an understanding of Oklahoma’s Amber Alert Program.

305 - Fostering Hope Clinic          Deborah Shropshire, MD
This workshop will provide an overview of the Fostering Hope Clinic, which provides continuity
of care for children in foster care.

306 - Child Protection in Indian Country (Mandatory for BIA Scholarship Participants)
Sallie Allen, BA
This workshop will present information concerning jurisdiction in Indian Country, promote a
better understanding of the special circumstances that exist in investigating child abuse and
neglect on Federal Trust Land, and who is a mandated reporter and why.

307 - Conducting the Online Child Exploitation Investigation
Robert Hoever, NCMEC, Associate Director of Training and Outreach
This workshop will provide the participants from the large or small police department with a
practical, non-technical approach to conducting an online child exploitation investigation, while
applying a working knowledge of behavioral characteristics of child molesters. Procedures will
be identified that can be utilized by law enforcement from the time of initial complaint to the
arrest of the molester, including search warrants.

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break

10:30 am - 12:00 p.m. Conference Workshops (308-315)

308 – Characteristics and Needs of Incarcerated Women Part 2

309 – When There’s No Place Like Home: The Impact of Domestic Violence on Child
Witnesses             Ann Lowrence, MS
This workshop will provide participants with information on how to safely work with families
with histories of domestic violence.

310 – The NetzSmart Workshop         (Repeat – see #227 for description)

311 – Domestic Violence and Federal Firearm Laws            Linda Epperly, JD
This workshop will provide the participant information on national domestic violence rates,
research, native trends and frequency and new tools for prosecution and general federal firearms

312 - Ethics in the Mental Health Service Environment
Lisa Swisher, PhD; Rhonda Rudd, JD; Lt. James Boggess Fyffe, Barbara, LCSW; and Debbie
Doughty, RN;
This workshop will provide a multidisciplinary panel who will discuss ethical standards, identify
ethical issues, and provide appropriate responses to ethical concerns.

313 - Drugs of Abuse and Misuse                                      Mark Woodward, BA
This session is designed to educate people on current drugs of abuse, including prescription
drugs, and club/date rape drugs. It will also cover dangers of meth labs and how to identify the
signs of a meth lab and drug abuse, as well as do’s and don’ts of encountering people under the
influence of drugs.
314 - Crawford vs Washington: Where are We Now? Brian Kuester, JD
This workshop will provide a detailed analysis of the Supreme Court decision in Crawford vs.
Washington and the impact this has had on child interviews.

315 - Culturally Adapting Interventions for American Indian/Alaskan Native Children
with Sexual Behavior Problems Part 2                    See description Part 1 #302

12:00 - 1:30p.m. Lunch on your own

12:00 - 1:30 pm OPSAC Luncheon (Pre-registration required)

1:30 - 3:00p.m. Conference Workshops (316 - 324)

316- The Role of Juvenile Court and Child Protection                 Richard W. Kirby, JD
This workshop will engage the participant in a discussion of the juvenile court process and what
resources can be accessed to improve the Court’s ability to act in the best interest of the children.

317- Allegations of Maltreatment in Divorce Custody Cases: Ethical, Legal, and Case
Management Issues
Arlene B. Schaefer, PhD, Carolyn S. Thompson, JD, and Cheryl Thornton, LCSW
This workshop will inform participants about the special ethical, legal, and case management
issues that arise when allegations of maltreatment are made in divorce custody cases.

318 - Building Blocks to Success: Helping Families Organize Education and Medical
Information                                   Traci Castles and Cyd Roberts, MSW
This workshop will assist participants in enabling families to access their own resources
throughout the lifespan of their child who has special health care needs. The participants will be
provided state, national, and online resources and an understanding of the medical
home concept.

319 - Typical Child Development and Interventions                    Pamela Ramming, MS
This workshop will provide participants a look at five areas of development in children birth to
three and highlight the key ages and stages at each level. The participants will identify early
interventions practices for each area of development.

320- Sexual Violence in Indian Country                               Jennifer McLaughlin, BA
This workshop will present the historical and socio-cultural factors that need to be considered by
first responders in Indian Country. The participant will learn the dynamics of sexual violence in
Indian Country and skills to address this problematic issue.

321 - Issues in Pediatric Psychopharmacology                          Robyn Cowperthwaite, MD
This workshop will present an insight into risks, benefits, side effects, and attitudes regarding the
use of psychometric medications in pediatric population.

322 - Adverse Childhood Experiences and their Relationship to Adult Health Status
Anne Roberts, MM
This workshop will present the long-term effects of adverse events in childhood or adult
outcomes and the need for professional medical involvement in the development and
promotion of public policy.
323 - “Who’s Jurisdiction” is on First, “What’s the Evidence” is on Second, & “I Don’t
Know Who to Call” is on Third: Addressing Child Sexual & Physical Abuse in Indian
Country                                                           Arvo Mikkanen, JD
This workshop will provide an overview of federal investigation and prosecution of sexual and
physical abuse cases arising on Indian Country lands.

324 - Impact of Trauma on Brain Development                         Diame J. Willis, PhD
This workshop will review the latest information on traumatic events in childhood, such as
attachment disorders, societal and parental neglect, and sexual abuse on brain development.
Recommendations for early interventions are included.

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