Margaret Volz

Margaret Volz

Otto Bremer Trust Center for Safe and Healthy Children

Margaret Volz, MN, CPNP, has been a pediatric nurse for over 40 years and has worked in pediatric oncology, school health, home care, and primary care. She completed her BSN at the College of St. Benedict and graduate degree at the University of Washington in Seattle. She has worked in the child abuse field for nearly 20 years in Alaska and continues this work at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital. She co-founded a Children’s Advocacy Center in Wasilla, AK and worked at two CAC’s before re-locating back to the Midwest in 2015. Margaret trained as one of 27 “Master Trainers” for Alaska on Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences & Building Self-Healing Communities. She also helped develop prevention curriculums for abusive head trauma at Providence and Mat-Su Regional Hospitals. Currently Margaret provides medical evaluations for children when there is a concern for abuse or neglect at the Center for Safe and Healthy Children at UMMCH in Minneapolis, along with her 10 year old therapy dog, Jackson.

Child Physical Abuse and Neglect: When to Suspect and What to Do

Room 205

Download session presentation This presentation will discuss identification of physical abuse in young infants and children with an emphasis on “sentinel injuries.” The learning format will be case-based relevant to medical professionals, as well as other disciplines including CPS, law enforcement, and advocates working with families. The presenter will review the timing of exams and […]