Child Maltreatment Certification Workshop 2023

Sep 7, 2023

Family Programs Hawaiiʻs Family Strengthening Center is holding a Child Maltreatment Certification training for CWS, community partners and First Responders (law enforcement, EMS, HFD) to receive an intensive two-day (October 4-5) training on child maltreatment.

Through funding by the Hawaii Chamber of Commerce, we are able to extend to you scholarships for 2 attendees from each Hawaii Specialty Court. However, we would need confirmation of attendance by 09/12/2023.

The goal of the program is to enhance expertise in child maltreatment and providing a trauma-informed approach in interacting with children and their families in a time of crisis or when maltreatment/exposure to domestic violence has occurred.

About Workshop

  • Experts in the area of child maltreatment share information on the identification and management of child maltreatment
  • Opportunity to establish network within the community

Keynote Speakers

  • Steven Choy, PhD – Clinical Psychologist
  • Ret. Judge Uale – Ret. Family Court Judge
  • Kathleen Durante, MD – Pediatrician
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Discussion & Insights

MALTREATMENT Identifying signs of Physical, Medical, Sexual, Psychological Abuse & Neglect and impact on youth RISK MANAGEMENT Addressing child maltreatment in the community and how to assess for risk factors TRAUMA-INFORMED Trauma-informed care treatment and assessment


FREE All fees covered by our generous sponsor Hawaii Chamber of Commerce Registration Deadline is September 12, 2023

*attendance is by invitation only

Who is this for?

  • Child Welfare Services
  • Social workers
  • Therapists
  • First responders – law enforcement, EMS, HFD
  • Teachers, school counselors
  • Those who work professionally with children and youth
  • Community parnters

*attendance is by invitation only from FPH/FSC, DHS, DOH, Oahu Schools, HFD, HPD

Workshop Date & Time

October 4-5, 2023
Wednesday – Thursday
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM


Koʻolau Ballrooms
45-5500 Kionaole Road
Kaneohe, HI 96744

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All fees covered by our generous sponsor, the Hawaii Chamber of Commerce