19th Annual

Forensic ScienceSeminar

In-Person & Online Conference, November 9-11, 2022

Guest Speakers

Dr. Stanley Fisch

Dr. Fisch is Professor of Pediatrics & Dean of Students at the UTRGV School of Medicine.

Sonja Eddleman, MSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P

Sonja Eddleman is a distinguished leader and educator in forensic nursing. Ms. Eddleman directs forensic nursing services at Driscoll Children’s Hospital and Valley Baptist Medical Center.


Jamie Ferrell is a distinguished leader and educator in forensic nursing. Ms. Ferrell is Clinical Director, Forensic Nursing Services at Memorial Hermann Health System, Houston Texas.

James Lukefahr

Dr. Lukefahr is Director of the Center for Miracles at Children’s Hospital San Antonio and Professor of Pediatrics, UT Health Science Center San Antonio

Peter Singer

Pete Singer is the Executive Director of GRACE, which works to equip faith communities to better recognize, prevent, and respond to abuse.

Maryann Alvarez Griffis, MD

PGY-5 Child Abuse Fellow, Department of Pediatrics University of Texas Health San Antonio Center for Miracles

Marguerite DeWitt

A member of the faculty of the Criminal Justice Program at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

Michael Sanchez

A member of the faculty of the Criminal Justice Program at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

Robert Vela

Mr. Vela is Special Investigations Regional Director in the Region 11 Office of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

Tommy Ward

Mr. Ward is Director of Special Investigations and Human Trafficking, DFPS.

Nick Hill

Mr. Hill is a Texas Ranger.

Cynthia Jones, PhD

Dr. Jones directs the Office of Advocacy and Violence Prevention at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. She also serves on the faculty as Professor of Philosophy

Andrew Campbell

Melanie Palomo

Angela Schladoer, DPM

Alex Blake

Alex Blake directs CarePortal. He is the founding Pastor of Freedom Church DFW one of the fastest growing churches in Ellis County.

Rachel Duer

Rachel Duer is Director of Faith and Community Involvement, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services

Cornelia Garza

Cornelia Garza is Faith-Based and Community Engagement Program Specialist for Region 11, Department of Family and Protective Services.

Janet Magee

Janet Magee is the founder of Blue Sunday.

Jessa Potvin

About our seminar


Child Abuse Education Program of South Texas Objectives:
Utilize the most up-to-date information concerning domestic violence, child abuse, and neglect to improve patient care and client service

Collaborate more effectively with colleagues in health care, law enforcement, advocacy and counseling

Take appropriate steps to maintain your health and well-being as an intervener and advocate for children

Location and Accommodations

Isla Grand Beach Resort
(956) 761 – 6511 
500 Padre Island Blvd 
South Padre Island, Texas 78579


To receive the Forensic Seminar conference rate or to book online enter
Room block cut-off date: October 11, 2022
Cabanas: $99.00 Condos: $209.00 Group Code: 22FORENSIC

Forensic Science Seminar

Continuing Education Credits.

About credits

Professionals have the opportunity to get credits.

From physicians to social workers, LPCs, LMFTs, LCSW Counselors, pyschologists, nurses, law enforcement, attorneys  and judges – all of our attendees are looking to stay on top of the latest trends and information.

Educational Summary and Evaluations must be submitted by December 1, 2022.

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19th Annual Forensic Science Seminar

November 9-11, 2022


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