2018 NJCC Statewide Summit

The New Jersey Coordination Center for Child Abuse & Neglect Forensic Evaluation and Treatment (a collaborative program of the Rutgers Graduate School of Applied & Professional Psychology, the Institute for Families at the Rutgers School of Social Work, and the New Jersey Department of Children and Families) will be hosting a Statewide Summit on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Busch Campus Center, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ.

The Summit will focus on promoting advances in knowledge, policy and practice within the field of child abuse and neglect forensic evaluation and treatment. The Summit will provide information, training tools and resources to assist forensic evaluators, RDTC staff, DCF staff, Court personnel, and attorneys in providing services to the states most vulnerable families. There is no fee for participating.

Registration will close on Friday May 18th at 4:00 pm.

Summit Keynote

Keynote Speaker: Anthony J. Urquiza, Ph.D.

Dr. Anthony Urquiza is a clinical psychologist, Professor in Pediatrics, and Director of both the CAARE Center and the UC Davis PCIT Training Center. He earned undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Washington; and completed an internship at Primary Childrens Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. The CAARE Center provides medical evaluations, psychological assessments, and a range of mental health treatment services primarily for abused and neglected children.

During the last decade, Dr. Urquiza primary clinical research interest and publications address all types of violence within the family with an emphasis on child maltreatment. His focus has included treatment approaches to physically abusive families, the treatment of sexually abused children and survivors of childhood sexual abuse, and psychodiagnostic issues as they apply to child maltreatment. In addition, for the last two decades he has been adapting Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) to families involved in child welfare systems (i.e., physically abusive families, foster families, adoptive families) and community mental health clinics. Dr. Urquiza is currently involved in dissemination and implementation services research, including a PCIT dissemination/implementation training project, which has trained more than 250 community mental health agencies throughout the United States and internationally. Finally, Dr. Urquiza is actively research and developing PC-CARE; as well as training therapists/programs in this intervention.

Parking and Directions

Directions to the Busch Campus Center can be found here.

Conference participants may park in Lot 51, Lot 59, Lot 60B & Lot 67 without permits. You can also find these lots on the Busch Campus Map.

This workshop does not have any offerings for this semester.