The WI CAN Educational Series consists of statewide, web-based lectures and case-based discussions on various topics related to child maltreatment delivered and led by subject matter experts. The target audience consists of physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, other allied health professionals, law enforcement officials, social workers and attorneys. The goal of the educational series is to improve the recognition of child maltreatment and management of cases when child maltreatment is a concern. Webinars are held on the third Friday of each month.


Learning Objectives

  • Improve detection of child maltreatment.
  • Understand the health care provider’s role in reporting and evaluating children suspected of being maltreated.
  • Appropriately consider other conditions that could be mistaken for child maltreatment.

August 17, 2018 – Subpoenas and Court Appearances: Tips to Improve Effectiveness

September 21, 2018 – What is that Mark? Skin Findings in Physical Abuse

October 19, 2018 – What is that Mark? Skin Findings in Physical Abuse

November 16, 2018 – Emerging Best Practices – Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

December 21, 2018 – Child Sexual Abuse: What Investigators Should Know

January 18, 2019 – Drug Testing When Child Maltreatment is Suspected

February 15, 2019 – Why Won’t They Just Help Us?! Consultation with Medical Providers