2019 AVA Global Health Summit Agenda
Thursday, October 3, 2019 –
Mitchell Hamline School of Law (Main Campus)
875 Summit Ave Street
St. Paul, MN 55105- Auditorium

Accreditation Statement

The Texas Academy of Family Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. TAFP designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.67 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886812177-3332) for 13.5 continuing education contact hours
This activity is approved from the Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education for 10.25 Credit hours.

8:00 am – 8:30 am               

8:30 am – 8:35 am            
Greetings and Announcements

Victor Vieth, JD, President, Academy on Violence and Abuse
Director of Education & Research, Zero Abuse Project, Founder,
Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center

8:35 am - 9:15 am                
Opening Plenary
“What Brought You Here: How Life Shows Us the Path to Hope”
Peter Singer MSW, LISW, Founding Director of Care in Action Minnesota

9:15 am – 10:15 am             
“Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Their Relationship to
Adult Well-being, Addiction, Disease, and Premature Death”
Vincent J. Felitti, MD

10:15 am - 10:20 am            
AVA Vincent J. Felitti Distinguished Scholar Award Presentation to Recipient
Brigid McCaw, MD, MPH, MS, FACP
Former Physician Director, Family Violence Prevention Program at Kaiser Permanente

10:20 am – 10:30 am        *** BREAK***    

10:30 am - 11:30 am           
“Transforming the Healthcare Response to IPV: Learnings from a 25 Year Journey”
Brigid McCaw, MD, MPH, MS, FACP

11:30 am - 12:15 pm             
“Historical Trauma Seminars: Establishing a Framework for Developing
Trauma-Informed Care at an Urban Safety Net Hospital”
Sam Simmons, LADC, Behavioral Consultant for Mill City Kids Initiative
Kriti Prasad, Medical Student at University of Minnesota

12:15 pm - 1:20 pm   *** LUNCH PROVIDED**
AVA Change Maker Award Presentation to Recipient
Jane Stevens, Founder/Editor ACEs Connection Network


Parallel Session 1 - Room 325

1:25 pm – 2:25 pm

1. Addressing adverse childhood experiences and health risk behaviors among low-income,
Black primary care patients: Testing feasibility of a motivation-based intervention.  (15 Minutes)
Presented by: Ellen Goldstein, MFT, PhD
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2. Can’t live with you, can’t live without you – The link between attachment and family murders. (15 Minutes)
Presented by: Dr. Melanie Moen, University of Pretoria, South Africa

3. It’s a Matter of Justice: Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders & Victimization (30 minutes)
Presented by: Ruth A. Richardson, JD, Wayside Recovery Services

Parallel Session 2 -  Room 125

1. Perspectives of Men of Mexican Origin Who Abuse Women. (15 minutes)
Presented by: Nora Montalvo-Liendo PhD, RN, FAAN, College of Nursing, Texas A&M University

2. Prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences in a Plastic Surgery
Population and Its Implications for the Etiology of Body Dysmorphic Disorder. (15 minutes)
Presented by: Mark Constantian, MD, FACS, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery,
Clinical Adjunct Professor of Surgery, (Plastic Surgery) University of Wisconsin,
and Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Virginia

3. Child Advocacy Studies and its Impact on Academia: Considerations for Innovation. (30 minutes)
Presented by: Tyler Counsil, Ed.D., CAST Director, Zero Abuse Project

Parallel Session 3 - Auditorium (Room 245)

1. “Broken Places”. Documentary (55 minutes)
Watch Trailer:!/synopsis


Plenary Track 1: Auditorium (Room 245)

2:30 pm – 4:05 pm         
"Challenges and Champions: Development of the Child Maltreatment and Intimate Partner Violence Fields"
Dave Corwin, MD - Challenges Addressed in the Child Maltreatment Field (late 1980s to early 2000s)                               
Jackie Campbell, PhD, RN - Developing Science Addressing the Impact of IPV on Health
Kathy Franchek, MD - Development of Medical Student, Resident, and Fellow Education on IPV and Health
Tasneem Ismailji, MD - Development of the Interdisciplinary Collaboration around Violence and Abuse (The history of the AMA's National Advisory Council on Family Violence leading to the founding of the AVA and the National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse)

Panel for Discussion and Questions including:
Brigid McCaw MD, MPH, MS, Jackie Campbell, PhD, RN, Kathy Franchek, MD,
Tasneem Ismailji, MD, David Schneider, MD, MSPH, and Dave Corwin, MD                                            

4:05 pm - 4:15 pm           ***BREAK***

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm          
Confidentiality and Safety of Patients Impacted by IPV in the Age of Open Notes
Kathy Franchek, MD, University of Utah College of Medicine

5:05 pm - 5:50 pm          
The Unrecognized Adversity of Racism
Sharon Cooper, MD, FAAP, University of North Carolina

Plenary Track 2: Room 325

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm          
No Hit Zones 
Randy Alexander, MD, PhD, Professor and Chief, Division of Child Protection and Forensic Pediatrics
University of Florida

Deana Lashley, DO, Fellow at University of Florida

3:20 pm - 4:05 pm          
Attitudes and Beliefs about Corporal Punishment among Inner City Homeless Parents:
A Qualitative Narrative Design
Ellen Chiocca, PhD, CPNP, RNC-NIC

4:05 pm - 4:15 pm                  ***BREAK***

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm          
The Trauma-Informed Healthcare Education and Research (TIHCER)
collaborative – competencies and curriculum in medical education
Ellen Goldstein PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Martina Jelley MD, MSPH, University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine
Andres Sciolla MD, University of California-Davis

5:05 pm - 5:50 pm           

Curricular Examples in Teaching Trauma-Informed Care
Fran Wen, PhD, University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine
Andres Sciolla, MD, University of California-Davis

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm          Reception – Light Hors d’oeuvres - Great Room (Room 125)

(Dinner on your own)


Friday, October 4, 2019 - Mitchell Hamline School of Law, St. Paul, MN - Auditorium

7:30 am – 8:30 am               

8:00 am – 8:35 am                
AVA Members’ Meeting & Welcome Back
Victor Vieth, JD
President, Academy on Violence and Abuse, United States
Director of Education & Research, Zero Abuse Project, United States
Founder, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center, United States

8:35 am – 9:05 am                 
“Origins of ACEs Connection and the Future”
Jane Stevens, Founder/Editor ACEs Connection Network

9:10 am – 9:55 am                
“Veterans Health Administration Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program:
Development, Spread and Evaluation”

Megan Gerber, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Women’s Health VA Boston Healthcare System
LeAnn Bruce, PhD, National Program Manager, Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program
Jessica Keith, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, Bay Pines VA Healthcare System



9:55 am – 10:55 am

Parallel Session 1 - Auditorium ( Room 245)

1. “Broken Places”. Documentary (55 minutes)
Watch Trailer:!/synopsis

Parallel Session 2 - Room 125

1. A Study Protocol to Examine the Linkages between ACEs and Cardiovascular Development:
The Niagara Longitudinal Heart Study. (30 minutes).
Presented by: Terrance Wade, PhD, Brock University, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences(Canada)

2. Bridging The Gap Between Faith Communities and The Child Protection System. (30 minutes)
Presented by: Peter Singer, MSW, LICSW, Advanced Trauma Consulting/Zero Abuse Project

10:55 am – 11:05 am                          ***Break***

Closing Plenaries - Auditorium (Room 245)

11:05 am – 11:55 am             
“Working with Molly: A Culturally Sensitive Approach to Parents Using Corporal Punishment Because of their Religious Beliefs”
Victor Vieth, JD, AVA President

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm           
“Recognizing and Responding to Child Torture”
Barbara Knox, MD, AVA President-Elect,
Medical Director, University of Wisconsin Child Protection Program
Professor, Department of Pediatrics Division Chief, Child Abuse Pediatrics 

12:45 pm – 1:00 pm               Closing