Addressing the needs of special populations in the juvenile justice system: transgendered youth and system-level reforms for girls

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Friday April 12 2019, one-day program

Zehmer Hall, Auditorium, University of Virginia, Charlottesville

Forensic Training Series

This one-day symposium focuses on issues of gender in forensic mental health.  A distinguished faculty will provide an update on research and clinical practice standards with transgendered youth (Christy Olezeski PhD, Yale Child Study Center) and will discuss research, foundational concepts and prospects for juvenile justice reform for girls (Francine Sherman JD, Boston College School of Law.   

Date: Friday April 12 2019  one-day program 

Time: 9:00AM to 4:00PM. Lunch on your own.

Location: Auditorium of Zehmer Hall, UVA Continuing and Professional Studies. 104 Midmont Lane, Charlottesville 22904.    Find a map and directions for Zehmer Hall: Map and Directions to Zehmer Hall

There is no charge to you for parking but parking is LIMITED.  PLEASE help accommodate all participants  by ride sharing and carpooling.  

If you are interested to know about local lodging please inquire with  Several hotels nearby include the following:

      Marriott Courtyard University Medical Center  - 5-8 minutes walking

1201 West Main Street, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 / Phone: 434-977-1700

                       Graduate Charlottesville (a boutique hotel)  - 3-5 minutes walking

                            1309 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903 / Phone - 434-295-4333

Hampton Inn & Suites – At the University – 8-10 minutes walking

900 W. Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22903 / Phone - 434-923-8600

Faculty for this program: Janet Warren DSW, Professor, School of Medicine, ILPPP is lead faculty.  Expert faculty will be, in the morning, Christy Olezeski PhD,  Director of the Yale Pediatric Gender Program; and in the afternoon, Francine Sherman JD, Attorney and Clinical Associate Professor at Boston College Law School where she is director of the Juvenile Rights Advocacy Program. Brief bios will be provided on the agenda.  

Educational objectives

 At the conclusion of the program participants will be able to



The following speaker(s) with this program have no personal or professional financial relationships with a commercial entity producing healthcare goods and/or services: (in alphabetical order) :

Janet Warren DSW, others TBA

The planning committee have no personal or professional financial relationships with a commercial entity producing healthcare goods and/or services (in alphabetical order): Daniel Murrie PhD, Michael Schaefer PhD, Benjamin Skowysz LCSW, Janet Warren DSW

Accreditation and Designation Statements:

For physicians and others

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Virginia School of Medicine and Institute of Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy. The University of Virginia School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Virginia School of Medicine and/or The University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education, as accredited provider(s),  awards  5 hours of participation (consistent with the  designated number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM  or ANCC contact hours) to participants who successfully completes this educational activity. The University of Virginia School of Medicine and/or The University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education maintains a record of participation for six (6) years.

The program is jointly provided by the Office of Continuing Medical Education of the the University of Virginia School of Medicine and the Institute of Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy at the University of Virginia.

The cost will be $18 for each hour of credits claimed out of the 5 total available.

For psychologists and others

The Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy at the University of Virginia is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy at the University of Virginia maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

The cost will be $10 per hour ($10 x 5 hours=$50).

For sworn officers and others

ILPPP will apply for Partial In-Service Credit through the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services. If awarded please request form from ILPPP for signature. There will be no additional cost for these credits.

Continuing education

Please find complete information regarding continuing education at the link provided below or 

email  Thank you. 

How to register for the program

Application for registration is made through your individual user profile created with the ILPPP website. Please create your profile, or get automated help to find your profile if you have forgotten your profile name or password:
After you apply for registration you will receive an automated email confirming that ILPPP has received your application. Acceptance into a program is not automatic because capacity limitations and public mental health system needs are considered. After ILPPP formally accepts a registrant  into the program they will receive a second automated email that confirms registration and includes invoice information and online payment instructions.
Before the program ILPPP will send further information to assist participant's planning. Questions about registration may go to 
Registration & Cancellation Fees and Refund Policy


Employees of VA DBHDS facilities and CSBs - $80

Others - $195

Cancellation fee - $25.00.

A full registration fee refund will be processed only if the registrant has submitted the cancellation notice to ILPPP no later than 7 days prior to the first day of the program. If registration is cancelled 6 days or less days prior there is a $25 cancellation service charge which will be deducted from the program’s registration fee. The remainder of the registration fee will be processed within 10 days following the end of the training program. Please allow 30 days following the end of the training program to receive the refund. Refunds will be processed according to the method of original payment (check, credit card or EDI-transfer).