Summit Agenda

 

April 4, 2019 

 

7:30 AM Registration

 

8:00 AM-8:15 AM Welcome

Dr. Fred Evers, Senior Pastor of Northside Baptist Church

The Honorable Julie Smith, Mayor, Tifton, GA

 

8:15 AM-9:00 AM Cindy Evers, A4C Executive Team

 

Morning Plenary Speaker

Collins Tuohy, Subject of the Movie The Blind Side

 

9:00 AM-9:20 AM Meet and Greet with Collins Tuohy

 

9:20 AM-10:35 AM Session 1

Cliff Tippins, GBI Special Agent, Part 1 Interview and Interrogation of the Child Abuser.

Andy Kogerma, Training and Development Specialist, Education, and Training Section, DFCS, Team Building From the Inside Out: The Neurobiology of Teams.

Lalaine Briones, Director State Prosecution Support Division Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of GA, Investigation and Prosecution of Severe Child Abuse and Child Homicide Cases.

Dr. Stephen Messer MD, FAAP, Child Abuse Pediatrician, Pamela & Eugene A. Hays III Endowed Chair for Child Protection Practice Director, Stephanie V. Blank Center for Safe & Healthy Children, Medical Aspects of Child Physical Abuse.”

Michelle White, Child and Youth Project Manager, GA Coalition Against Domestic Violence,Trauma and the Effects of Children Who Witness Domestic Violence.

 

10:35AM – 10:45 AM Break

 

 

10:45-12:00 PM Session 2

 

Cliff Tippins, GBI Special Agent,Part 2 Interview and Interrogation of the Child Abuser.

Alexia Tanner LCSW, Owner & Clinical Director, Wholistic Therapeutic Services,Supporting the Child Welfare Workforce: Why Self-Care is Important to the Professional as Well as the Profession.”

Judge Render Heard, Judge of Juvenile Courts,

Tifton Judicial Circuit,Evidence and Hearsay Rule in Child Welfare Proceedings.

Lafayette Young, Advocacy Specialist, GA CASA, I Don’t See Color.”

Amy Hutsell, Human Trafficking Planning & Policy Development Specialist,Poly-victimization & the Intersection of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, and Human Trafficking.”

 

12:00 PM-1:00 PM Working Lunch

Chief Superior Court Judge Bill Reinhardt /Intro

Judge James Bodiford “Child Abuse Cases in the Courtroom; A View From the Bench.”

 

1:00 PM-1:10 PM Break

 

1:10 PM-2:10 PM Afternoon Plenary Speaker

Lt. Eusebio Talamantez, Panama City Police Department, Computer Facilitated Crimes Against Children; Getting Online With The Predator.”

 

2:10 PM-2:20 PM Break

 

2:20 PM – 3:35 PM Session 3

Lt. Talamantez, Panama City Police Department, Creating A Parents Against Predators Internet Safety Program.”

Dr. Stephen Messner, MD, FAAP, Child Abuse Pediatrician, Pamela & Eugene A. Hays III Endowed Chair for Child Protection Practice Director, Stephanie V Blank Center for Safe and Healthy Children,Child Sexual Abuse Medical Exam.

Jerry Bruce, Program Attorney/CIP Lead for the Georgia Supreme Court Committee on Justice for Children, Termination of Parental Rights: Permanency and Practice.”

Dr. Abhinav Saxena, Board Certified Psychiatrist, Medical Director of the Sylvia Barr Center, Tift Regional Health System, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Alexia Tanner, LCSW, Owner & Clinical Director, Wholistic Therapeutic Services Why Do Children and Adolescents Freeze During the Interview Process? How Trauma, Developmental Disabilities, and Mental Health Cause Setbacks During the Forensic Process and Minor Techniques All Professionals Can Use From a Trauma Perspective.

 

3:35 PM-3:45 PM Break

 

3:45 PM-5:00 PM Session 4

Bugsy (Michael Page) Bikers Against Child Abuse, Bikers Against Child Abuse 101: How We Empower Children Not to Be Afraid.”

Anne Kohutko, Substance Abuse Program Director for Behavioral Health Services, Tifton, GA, Substance Abuse & Child Abuse: The Relationship & the Hope for the Future.

Melissa Carter, Executive Director, Barton Child Law and Policy Center, Family First and Prevention Act

Dr. Abhinav Saxena, Board Certified Psychiatrist, Medical Director of the Sylvia Barr Center, Tift Regional Health System, Trends on Suicide in Our Society.”

Michael Norman Ed S, LCSW, Director of Student Services, Tift County School System,Am I A Mandated Reporter? Mandated Reporting 101.

 

5:00 PM Turn in Surveys/Sign Up For Training Hours