2013 Center for Child Advocacy Conference
The Forgotten Child: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Child Neglect
Date: April 19, 2013
Montclair State University
University Hall - Conference Center, 7th Floor
1 Normal Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043
This year's topic focuses on child neglect. We know that research has shown and victims have confirmed that neglect has severe effects on both the physical and psychological well being of the child. The goal of this year's conference is to elucidate this impact.
The Keynote Presentation will be provided by:
The Educational Neglect of Children: Negating Their Education
Kenneth Schneider, Ph.D.
Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology
Dr. Kenneth Schneider is a Professor Emeritus of Rutgers University, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP), where he held a faculty position since 1976 and Chair of Department of Applied Psychology. He continues to teach and supervise at GSAPP and serves as Director of Learning Disability/ADHD evaluation program of the Psychology Clinic of GSAPP. Dr. Schneider has been licensed by the New Jersey State Board of Psychological Examiners since 1979 and has been a certified school psychologist since 1967. His current interests include advocacy for developmental disabled individuals and their families. He works extensively with students and is a popular supervisor in the areas of both clinical work and dissertation research. He has consulted to numerous school districts, the NJ State Department of Education, and other agencies.
The Opening Address will be presented by :
The Neglect of Neglect
Christine Baker, Ph.D.
Director, Family Life Education Center
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Dr. Christine Baker is the Family Life Education Center (FLEC) Director, and Supervising Psychologist of the Metropolitan Regional Diagnostic and Treatment Center (RDTC) at Newark Beth IsraelMedical Center. She also serves as Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UMDNJ, NJ Medical School. Dr. Baker has served as Visiting Specialist at Montclair State University’s Center for Child Advocacy, and has been qualified as an expert witness for civil and criminal cases in several NJ counties. She frequently presents at local and national conferences; most recently at the 18th Annual Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect in Washington, DC. Dr. Baker currently serves on the Prevention Sub-Committee of the NJ Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect, on the Board of Trustees of Integrity House, Inc., and on the Essex County Domestic Violence Teen Interpersonal Violence Work Group.
A Message from Hudson County Child Abuse Prevention Center:
Got lunch or dinner plans for Thursday, March 4? Here are 16 great possibilities!
The attached poster lists 16 terrific Hudson restaurants participating in this year’s Dine Out for Kids. Look it over, put a group together, go out to eat and HELP KEEP KIDS SAFE! Each restaurant will donate 10%-15% of their receipts for March 4. So not only is more merrier, but more is also generous-ier!
Please circulate the attachment to friends & colleagues. Help support a great organization and keep kids safe!
Click here for Poster: Dine Out For Kids
Peter Herbst, MSW, LCSW
Hudson County Child Abuse Prevention Center
586 Newark Avenue 2nd Floor
Jersey City, NJ 07306
T. 201-798-5588 F. 201-798-4242