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Sexualized Behavior in Children
Thu November 13, 2014: 11:00 am-1:00 pm EST
This 2-hour webinar reviews normal sexualized behavior in children in addition to exploring concerning and problematic sexualized behaviors that children may display. Various factors associated with children’s sexualized behaviors will be identified in order to assist clinicians in understanding appropriate assessment and disclosure processes involved when problematic symptoms are present.
The recording is available below – please note that CEU’s are UNAVAILABLE for archived viewing.
Shelly Martin, M.D.
Lt Col, USAF, MC, Child Abuse Pediatrician
Lt Col Shelly Martin M.D, United States Air Force, is presently assigned at the San Antonio Military Medical Center, Ft Sam Houston, TX as a child maltreatment specialist. She is an experienced child abuse pediatrician and provides consultation for all forms of child abuse and neglect to all branches of the Armed Forces. Dr. Martin is an assistant professor of Pediatrics at Uniformed Services University for the Health Sciences.
Dr. Martin has extensive experience and training in the areas of child physical and sexual abuse, child neglect, child fatalities, medical child abuse, child pornography, and child interviewing. She completed a fellowship in Forensic Pediatrics and is board certified in both general Pediatrics and Child Abuse Pediatrics. Dr. Martin routinely lectures on all aspects of child maltreatment to multi-disciplinary audiences. She is the medical consultant for child abuse cases in the San Antonio area working closely with CPS and local civilian experts. Dr. Martin is the primary consultant for Air Force child maltreatment cases and also assists other branches of the military to include medical-legal case reviews, training, and education. She regularly consults and testifies as an expert witness for both prosecution and defense in military courts-martial.
This presentation is not endorsed by the Department of Defense and the information, as well as any opinions or views, contained herein are solely that of the presenter.
Resources for Work with Child Sexual Abuse
Webinar PowerPoint (via SlideShare)
OneOp Blog: Child Maltreatment Prevention
OneOp Blog: Child Brain Development & Trauma
OneOp Blog: Military Child Maltreatment, Deployment, and Future Research
OneOp Blog: Family Factors Affecting Child Well-being
OneOp Blog: Childhood Maltreatment Effects on the Brain
OneOp Blog: Therapeutic Book for Child Trauma
OneOp Blog: What Encourages Disclosure of Childhood Sexual Abuse?
REACH: Safeguarding Children & Youth from Sexual Predators
NCTSN-Sexual Development and Behavior in Children
A Counselor’s Guide to Child Sexual Abuse: Prevention, Reporting and Treatment Strategies