Accreditation 2017


A multidisciplinary audience from fields of: medicine, mental health, legal, investigations, education, domestic violence, infant and early childhood, administration, public policy, and research.


Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

Needs Assessment with Practice Gap

This conference will focus on gaps in diagnosis and treatment of child abuse, family and community violence. Through plenary sessions, workshops, hands-on skill stations, research sessions, focus groups, and forums, the conference will address the gaps with new information and methods of diagnosis, treatment, technology development, advances in medical knowledge, epidemiological and QA data, and morbidity/mortality. In addition, evidence and research-based practices and topics are presented to fill the gaps in the child abuse professional society. All expert presenters must utilize and cite professional journal articles and literature citation. The conference will have approximately 200 presenters, and each presenter provides a minimum of 3 professional articles to support their teaching.

Course Title: The San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment
Providers: The Chadwick Center for Children & Families, Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego,
The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine

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Continuing Education is in the form of the following: credits, contact hours, and clock hours.

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Agencies Providing Continuing Education

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)—This Live activity, 31st Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 45.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins 01/29/2017. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award.  When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) — This continuing medical education activity has been reviewed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is acceptable for a maximum of 44.0 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Board of Registered Nursing (BRN)—The Chadwick Center is an approved provider of continuing education for the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 14264. Nurses may claim up to 44.0* contact hours.

California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)—Course meets the qualifications for 44.0* hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Provider approved by CEPA provider number 75651.

California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) provider approved by CCAPP, provider number 1S-02-488-0616 for 44.0* CE hours.

Continuing Medical Education (CME)—The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE)—The Chadwick Center is a State Bar of California approved Mandatory Continuing Legal Education provider in the amount of up to 44.0* hours, Provider Number 1255.

National Association of Social Workers (NASW)—This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886503834-5617) for 44.0* continuing education contact hours. 

The following states do not accept National CE Approval Programs and require individual program/provider application processes:
New York
West Virginia

The following states currently do not recognize NASW National Approval. Applications can be submitted to NASW State Chapters:
New Jersey

South Bay Regional Public Safety Training is a publicly funded governmental agency created through a joint powers contract with seven Community College Districts. Each California attendee, who completes an application at the time of registration, will receive ½ unit of transcript college credit with Hartnell College, Salinas, CA. No enrollment fee for this credit. Monterey Peninsula College is fully accredited through the Western Association of Colleges and units earned are usually applicable toward a degree. For Law Enforcement / Miscellaneous Credits (for California attendees only).

Continuing education participants are required to uphold their professional associations “Code of Ethics.”

*Includes Preconference Institutes Continuing Education hours.