Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect – Education to Empower Providers

Preventing Abuse Through Recognizing and Addressing Social Determinants of Health

Upon completion of this activity, learners should be prepared to: 

  • Better recognize, understand and assess vulnerable populations for negative effects of social determinants of health
  • Utilize resources available to address risks with families and victims when identified
  • Better recognize and address risks for child abuse and neglect
  • Utilize best practice strategies to understand the impacts of social determinants of health on lifelong outcomes

To complete this activity, please follow these steps: 

1. Review Enduring CME Information

Child Abuse and Neglect-Social Determinants of Health 

Target Audience: Ohio physicians, social workers, advocates and parents Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, learners should be prepared to:

    1. Understand the impacts of social determinants of health on lifelong outcomes
    2. Increase knowledge of screening tools and opportunities to identify social determinant needs
    3. Better recognize and address risks for child abuse and neglect

Accreditation Statement:

CME/MOC Statements 

The Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (Ohio AAP) is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The Ohio AAP designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMAPRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 3 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. 

It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit. MOC Part II credit will be entered into the CME data portal entitled PARS and will be shared electronically with the ABP within 30 days of the activity date. 

MOC Part II 

Target Audience: Pediatric or family medicine primary care, sub-specialists, hospitalists, general physicians, nurses, residents, medical students, psychiatrists, psychologists, law makers, community members, allied health and all other stakeholders in the safety and health of Ohio’s children. 

Course Description: This activity is designed to provide health practitioners with the most recent curriculum in social determinants of health and the impact of these conditions on risks for abuse, neglect, and negative health outcomes. Practitioners will be given tools to help pediatric and adolescent patients grow to be healthy, resilient adults.

Faculty List:

Joel Davidson, MD, FAAP

James Duffee, MD, MPH, FAAP

Jessica Saunders

      1. Disclosure: It is the policy of the Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor. All persons involved in the selection, development and presentation of content are required to disclose any real or apparent conflicts of interest. All conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to an educational activity being delivered to learners through one of the following mechanisms 1) altering the financial relationship with the commercial interest, 2) altering the individual’s control over CME content about the products or services of the commercial interest, and/or 3) validating the activity content through independent peer review. All persons are also required to disclose any discussions of off label/unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Persons who refuse or fail to disclose are disqualified from participating in the CME activity. This information is used to plan future activities.The following faculty have no financial relationships other than listed above with commercial interests relevant to the content of this activity:
        • Joel Davidson, MD, FAAP
        • James Duffee, MD, MPH, FAAP
        • Jessica Saunders

        The CME staff, meeting planners, editorial staff, planning committee, and CME committee reviewers other than listed above do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

        Off-label Disclosure: This educational activity does not contain discussion of unlabeled and/or investigational uses of agents that are not approved by the FDA. Please consult the prescribing information for each product. 

        Medium & Education Instructions for Internet/On-Demand Learning:

        Please allow for up to three hours to review the presentations, resources, and answer the questions.

        You must answer all of the items AND answer 80% correctly in order to receive credit for this assessment.

        Dates of original release, most recent review or update, and termination date:  

        • Release Date: November 5, 2020
        • Expiration Date: November 3, 2021

        Commercial Support Acknowledgement: There is no financial support to acknowledge for this activity.

  1. View training webinar by clicking: Recorded Webinar 
    1. Please view entire presentation, estimated at 3 hours.
  2. Complete Learning Assessment by clicking here.
  3. Upon completion of the assessment you will receive a follow up email with links to Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention materials and a link to complete your evaluation for CME credit. This evaluation must be completed to receive available credits.
    1. Please ensure your email and ABP ID (if applicable) are correct when completing the learning assessment and CME evaluation.
    2. CME  certificates will be emailed to you and available for download upon completion of the evaluation. 


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