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La Crosse Child Maltreatment Conference 2022

Onalaska, WI US
April 27, 2022 to April 28, 2022

Course Directors: Arne Graff, M.D., Jennifer Brumm, M.D., Emily Meyer, APSW

April 27 - 28, 2022 - Stoney Creek - Onalaska, Wisconsin

The 25th Annual La Crosse Child Maltreatment Conference will provide education for the multidisciplinary team of child protection professionals; including medical and mental health providers, law enforcement, child protection worker, educators, child/family advocates and others interested in the welfare of children. Presenters will discuss emerging best practice and address ways to collaborate with community and family to protect children and ensure justice for child victims of abuse/neglect. The April conference will focus on recognizing trauma as it presents itself in the early ages of children, canine comfort in advocacy in child maltreatment services, Wisconsin Forensic Interview Guidelines, understanding and addressing child sexual abuse disclosures, cultural humility and asking the right questions.

Scholarship Opportunity
A limited number of scholarships will be awarded to attend this course. Those interested in receiving a scholarship should provide a statement of interest describing how and why attendance at the conference would enhance current professional skills and service to children and families. For instructions and more information please click here to complete the scholarship application form.


Target Audience

Physicians, pediatrics, nurses, social workers, law enforcement, child advocacy center staff, child protection workers, prosecutors, forensic interviewers, medical and mental health professionals, school personnel, emergency response personnel, victim and witness advocates.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to: 

  • Appreciate the history of Forensic Interviewing Guidelines in the state of WI and recognize best practices for interviewing
  • Recognize ways to move beyond cultural competence to advance equity and social justice
  • Identify interviewing techniques to assist during forensic interviews
  • Learn about areas of child development, language acquisition, and memory that impact children’s narratives of sexual abuse
  • Identify Asphyxiation abuse cases and awareness in the pediatric population

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 13.00 ANCC
  • 13.00 ASWB
  • 13.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
04/27/2022 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
04/28/2022 - 4:00pm
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Stoney Creek Hotel
3060 S Kinney Coulee Rd
Onalaska, WI 54650
United States

All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 13.00 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course will receive 13.00 continuing education credits.

Other Healthcare Professionals: 
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

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Available Credit

  • 13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 13.00 ANCC
  • 13.00 ASWB
  • 13.00 Attendance

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