Babies and Toddlers, Inc.

BaT Trainings

Babies and Toddlers Trauma Investigations Bootcamp (2021)
New York City Police Department Homicide Investigators

Babies and Toddlers Bootcamp: Basics of Pediatric Trauma Investigations (2020)
National Center for Shaken Baby Syndrome 2021 Post-Conference Symposium

New York City Babies and Toddlers Trauma Investigations Conference (2019)
Chaired and organized inaugural national forum for discussion and debate covering recent
developments in the diagnosis, investigation, and prosecution of baby and toddler fatalities
and serious physical injuries. Conference attracted more than 300 medical, legal, judicial,
academic, and law enforcement professionals from around the country. Co-sponsors
included the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner, NYU School of Medicine,
Department of Pediatrics, the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children and
Yale School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics.

Select Invited Presentations

Montana County Attorneys Association Summer Conference (2021)
“Abusive Head Trauma Investigations and Prosecutions”

New York City Police Department, Special Victims Investigators Training Course (2021)
“Abusive Head Trauma: Investigate for Justice”

Zero Abuse Project: New Jersey Prosecutor Institute (2021)
“The Importance of a Thorough Investigation in Abusive Head Trauma Prosecutions”

New York Prosecutors Training Institute, Summer College (2020)
“Trauma-Informed Prosecution Project: Abusive Head Trauma”

Babies and Toddlers Investigate for Justice (2020)
Panama City Beach Police Department Homicide Investigators Course

New York Society of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (2020) 
“The Role of the Intensivist in Interfacing with the Law and Child Protection in Severe Non-accidental Trauma”

National Association of Prosecutor Coordinators Winter Conference (2019)
“Abusive Head Trauma Cases: Information and Resources for Prosecutors”

New York Women in Law Enforcement Winter Conference (2019)
“Babies and Toddlers Trauma Investigations”

New York City Police Department, Special Victims Investigator Training Course (2019)
“Babies and Toddlers Fatality Investigations”

Penn State College of Medicine 7th Int’l Conference, Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma (2019)
“Babies and Toddlers Trauma Investigations: The Intersection of Law and Medicine”

New York City Police Department, Homicide Investigators Course  (2019)
“Babies and Toddlers Fatality Investigations”

Ray E. Helfer Society Institute on Abusive Head Trauma (2018)  
“Baby and Toddler Fatality Investigations: Medical Work-up and Testimony” 
“Baby and Toddler Medical Investigations: Neuro-Imaging and Multi-disciplinary Child Protection Teams”

American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition (2017) 
“Challenges in Court Testimony”
“Rare Disease or Abuse: Child Abuse and Genetic Case-Based Discussion”

29th Annual Crimes Against Children Conference (2017) 
“Presenting Abusive Head Trauma Cases to a Jury” 
“Child Fatality Investigations”

American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (2017)
“Abusive Head Trauma: Intersection of Law and Medicine” 

Association of Prosecuting Attorneys Southwest Regional Conference (2017) 
“Child Homicide Case Study: Solid Organ Injury and Abusive Head Trauma” 

National District Attorney’s Association National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse: Investigating and Prosecuting Abusive Head Trauma Cases (2017) 
“Admissions and Confessions”  
“Presenting Abusive Head Trauma to a Jury” 

American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus Annual Meeting (2017)
“Abusive Head Trauma: Primer and Mock Trial” 

Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago (2016) 
“Lost in Translation: Improving Communication between Doctors and Detectives”

National Center for Shaken Baby Syndrome International Conference on Shaken Baby Syndrome 
“Analyzing a Credible CV and Cross-examining the Elusive Medical Expert” (Orlando, 2018) 
“Investigation and Prosecution of Abusive Head Trauma” (Montreal, 2016) 
“Child Abuse and Osteogenesis Imperfecta” (Paris, 2014) 
“Confessions in Abusive Head Trauma Cases” (Boston, 2012)  
“Shaken Baby Syndrome: History, Clinical Presentation, and Medical and Legal Outcome Differences between Male and Female Perpetrators” (Vancouver, 2008) 

American Academy of Pediatrics: Imaging of Child Abuse Course (2016)
“Courtroom Testimony: Pearls and Pitfalls”

Osteogenesis Imperfecta Conference, Kennedy Krieger Institute at Johns-Hopkins (2013)
“Osteogenesis Imperfecta and Non-accidental Trauma”

The Innocence Project Network Annual Conference (2016 & 2015)
“Finding Common Ground: Assessing Good Practices in SBS/AHT Cases”

National Native American Law Enforcement Association (2016)
“Investigation and Prosecution of Abusive Head Trauma” 

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Pre-verbal babies and toddlers can’t ask for help when they are injured.  Justice in every case demands the highest level of competency from each member of the multi-disciplinary team involved in these investigations. 

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Babies and Toddlers, Inc.
Post Office Box 3350
New York, New York 10008-3350

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