This workshop will introduce Intrafamilial Child Torture (ICT), a newly emerging category of child maltreatment. Attendees will learn a working definition of ICT, family dynamics, and drivers of ICT, and will have the opportunity to analyze real-life case examples of ICT. Participants will gain a multi-disciplinary understanding of how to identify and intervene in these cases, where parents intentionally torture their own children.
Describe a case of intrafamilial child torture that was extensively covered in the national media.
Explain the current working definition of intrafamilial child torture.
Understand and describe at least 2 factors or family dynamics that contribute to intrafamilial child torture.