Join Jan Burke and me on Saturday April 11, 2015 as we welcome Lisa Mayhew, child death investigator to the show.
BIO: With both her bachelor and master degrees in Child Development, Lisa Mayhew has worked as a child development specialist in North Carolina since 1992. She has provided direct therapy services to children, as well as providing consultation and training within North Carolina and across the US in areas related to child development. She specializes in the 0-3 year population, children with special needs and interdisciplinary collaboration. She has served as the Child Death Investigator/Trainer for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner since 2000 conducting investigations of child deaths statewide, and providing assistance in investigations to local and state agencies. In addition, Lisa operates the Child Death Investigation Training Program in conjunction with the North Carolina Justice Academy to agencies statewide involved in the investigation of child fatalities. She provides training to local and state law enforcement agencies across the US, and is the author of Child Death Investigations: Interdisciplinary Techniques from Cradle to Court available through Carolina Academic Press. She served as a consultant in the development of the Infant/Child Death Investigation Kit with Tri Tech Forensics and is an instructor for their training institute. Her trainings are also offered through the Public Agency Training Council.
North Carolina Office of the Chief Medical Examiner http://www.ocme.dhhs.nc.gov
North Carolina Child Fatality Prevention Program (this page includes links to several reports) http://www.ocme.dhhs.nc.gov/nccfpp/index.shtml
Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina http://www.preventchildabusenc.org
CDC Statistics – Child Mortality http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/child-health.htm
CDC 10 leading causes of death by age group (PDF files and charts) http://www.cdc.gov/injury/wisqars/leadingcauses.html
Reuters story on UNICEF 2012 report on violence against children http://rt.com/news/185256-us-unicef-children-homicide/
PDF of study from Child Welfare Bureau of the Dept of Health and Human Services on Child Abuse Neglect and Abuse Fatalities 2012 https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubPDFs/fatality.pdf