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Registration is open through Friday, March 3, 2023

Missouri KidsFirst and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services invite any medical provider interested in improving their ability to care for maltreated children to attend this training that will introduce participants to the basics of medical-forensic evaluations for child sexual abuse.

  • Developed and delivered by board-certified child abuse pediatricians
  • Approved by the National Children’s Alliance for providers working with a child advocacy center
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) and trauma hours
  • Qualifies Missouri-licensed advanced practice nurses, physicians, and physician assistants for enhanced state reimbursement 


-Exam and Physical Findings

-Slide Review – Normal Variants, Medical Conditions, and Trauma

-Sexually Transmitted Infections -Sexual Abuse Evaluations – Caregiver Considerations

-Case Based Practice of Child Sexual Abuse with Turning Point App

*Children’s Mercy Hospital is accredited by the Missouri State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Venue: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia University Area – HWY 63, 1402 Cinnamon Hill Lane, Columbia, Mo 65201

Cost: FREE 

Lodging: Room Block is available at Holiday Inn Express & Suites. Call the hotel directly at (573)442-8034 and make reservation with Cindy Neff ONLY. Rooms will be directed billed to Missouri KidsFirst, please provide a credit card at registration for incidental fees. Deadline to utilize the room block is Monday, February 13th, 2023. 

Travel reimbursement: Missouri KidsFirst will reimburse reasonable travel costs for attendees that travel 50 miles or more one-way to attend this event. Please submit a reimbursement request with receipts to event coordinator. 

The primary mission of the SAFE-CARE Network is to provide every child with concerns for abuse or neglect access to quality and compassionate medical care to ensure their own health and safety through proper diagnosis and treatment. SAFE CARE ECHO is a regularly scheduled webinar series providing ongoing case-based and didactic education to Missouri SAFE CARE providers. Each session will include a 15-20 minute didactic presentation, 1 case presentation, and case recommendations facilitated by our expert hub team.  We invite you to come and experience this format for SAFE-CARE webinars and encourage you to register for the entire series or as many sessions as you would like to attend.


2023 SAFE-CARE Child Maltreatment ECHO Series:

February 22 // March 22// April 12 // April 26 // May 10 // June 14 // June 28 // July 12 // August 9 // August 23 // September 27 // October 11 // November 8

Register for one or all sessions here


CME credit is awarded to those who attend and complete the session evaluation. Clinical Education Disclosure: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (MSMA) through the joint providership of Children’s Mercy Hospital and Missouri KidsFirst. Children’s Mercy Hospital is accredited by the MSMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Children’s Mercy Hospital designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This offering has also been approved for CMH Trauma Hours.

2023 Save-the-Dates:

2023 SAFE-CARE Child Abuse and Neglect Training for Medical Providers // March 7-8 // Columbia
2023 Annual Update Meeting // September 12 // Columbia


We want to hear from you!

We want to tailor SAFE-CARE training events to your needs as much as possible.  If you have ideas or requests for training, please send them our way!


For immediate help, please call Missouri’s Statewide Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline: 1-800-392-3738

Missouri KidsFirst is not a 24-hour service provider and does not provide crisis services.

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