Child abuse prevention

The Annual La Crosse Child Maltreatment conference provides education and training to professionals and community members who respond to child abuse/neglect needs including medical and mental healthcare providers, social workers in schools, healthcare and human services, educators and administrators, childcare providers, law enforcement, youth-serving organizations, health and human service providers, advocacy programs and faith-based organizations.

The 2018 conference was focused on responding to and understanding child death investigations. The role of the multidisciplinary team across the various disciplines and agencies including child protective services, courts, law enforcement and health/behavioural health settings was discussed.

 

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