Together for Children 2021

The purpose of the 2021 Together for Children conference is to improve prevention, treatment, investigation and prosecution of child abuse and neglect by providing knowledge and skills to address emerging issues, research questions and public policy changes in child welfare and child protection.

Target Audience

  • Child advocacy center personnel  
  • Child protective services
  • Sexual assault and domestic violence personnel
  • Judicial officers, attorneys & guardian ad litems
  • Law enforcement officials Medical and health professionals – including SANE        
  • Nurses and nurse practitioners
  • School personnel
  • Social workers, therapists and psychologists
  • Foster care workers and parents
  • Anyone interested in child abuse prevention




Learning Objectives

  • List practical strategies to improve accurate detection of and responses to child maltreatment and domestic violence
  • Employ strategies to help families that are trauma-informed and sensitive to social determinants of health
  • Describe self-care strategies that can improve resilience of the workforce


Additional information


Jane Yeager
Phone Number: 
+1 (920) 969-7925
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 17.25 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 




Program Planning Committee:
Lynn K. Sheets, MD
Judy Walczak, RN, MSN, CPNP, APNP
Elizabeth Ghilardi, MSW

Program Presenters: 

James Dimitri Topitzes
Dawn jones
Jennifer Hastings Meinholdt
Luke Waldo
Sheena Slade-Walker
Kathryn Morrow
Amanda Palm
Ann Rolling
Ashleigh Nowakowski
Stacey Pangratz
Beth Lauck
Rachel B. Nili
Patricia A. Parker
Laura Crave
Rachel I. Rosenfeld
Shelly Rusch
Courtney Reed Jenkins
Kristen Wetzel
Angela Rabbitt, DO
Hillary Petska
J. Bart Klika
Rachel E. Sattler
Sandeep Narang
Wendy Henderson
Jennifer Shiller
Jessica Wipperfurth
Amy Brown
Meghan C. Mahar
Sara Perkins
Sara Persons
Maureen Reid Olszowy
Claire Crooks
Sarah C Moral
Kat Kosmaule
Meagan Bella
Nyree Sanders
Stacey Patton
Kate Bennett, LCSW
Kristy Baars
Meghan Christian   

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 17.25 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

American Board of Pediatrics

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity and individual assessment of and feedback to the learner, enables the learner to earn up to 17.75 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.”

Participation shared with ABP through PARS:

Individual participants’ information will be shared with ABP through the ACCME Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS). 



Available Credit

  • 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 17.25 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.


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