Uniting Children's Advocacy Centers
One Voice, One Child, One Big Difference

November 17, 2022
9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. (MST)
Live via Zoom

Registration Deadline: November 15, 2022

Who Should Attend

Medical Professionals

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the prevalence of STIs in the pediatric population
  • Describe the significance of different STIs if found
  • Review testing modalities
  • Recognize appropriate treatment strategies


Shalon Nienow, MD, FAAP

Dr. Shalon Nienow is Section Chief of Child Abuse Pediatrics at Rady Children’s Hospital, the Medical Director at the Chadwick Center for Children and Families, an associate clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of California San Diego and Clinical Director of Child Abuse Pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine. As a child abuse pediatrician Dr. Nienow provides medical evaluations for children who are alleged victims of all forms of child abuse/neglect. Dr. Nienow frequently serves as an expert witness in civil and criminal legal proceedings related to all aspects of child maltreatment. Dr. Nienow has conducted research in patterns of disclosure in child sexual abuse as well as methods of testing for sexually transmitted infections in children; and has co-authored publications on both topics. She regularly provides trainings to various members of the multidisciplinary team.

This training event is sponsored by the Children’s Alliance of Montana and the MCSART Program of the Montana Department of Justice Special Services Bureau.

This training event is also sponsored by the Western Regional Children’s Advocacy Center. The WRCAC is funded through the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

Grant # 2019-CI-FX-K002

Questions? Contact Dani Peterson at training@childrensalliancemt.org