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2018 Kempe Interdisciplinary Summer Research Institute

July 23-27, 2018


W​HERE:​
Anschu​tz Medical Campus, University of Colorado 
GOALS:  
  • Expand the pool of scholars trained to conduct child maltreatment research, increasing knowledge and the evidence base
  • Provide research training to clinicians working in the child maltreatment field 
 HIGHLIGHTS: 
  •  Three Courses
  • National and international participants representing multiple disciplines
  • Mentoring
  • Graduate course credit available
  • Limited, competitive scholarships available

If you have any questions in regards to the registration process please email:
kempesummerinstitute@gmail.com 
 

Kempe Interdisciplinary Summer Research Institute 

Course Selection 
 

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 COURSE 1: Fundamentals of Clinical and Epidemiological Research

  • Course ID: EPID 6652  (Syllabus Course 1)
  • A course for child abuse professionals new to research
  • This intensive course is designed for trained clinicians (e.g., pediatric fellows in child abuse) who are interested in learning basic research skills to enable them to develop research on child maltreatment.
  • Course director:  Desmond K. Runyan, MD, DrPH, Professor of Pediatrics, U of Colorado School of Medicine and Professor of Epidemiology, Colorado School of Public Health
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 COURSE 2: Challenges in Child Maltreatment Research

  • ​Course ID: EPID 6653  (Syllabus Course 2)
  • A course for researchers interested in examining current issues in child maltreatment
  • This intensive course is designed for trained researchers from multiple disciplines (e.g., public health, social work and social sciences) who are interested in applying their disciplinary expertise to examining topics related to child abuse.
  • Course Director: J. Fluke, PhD, Research Professor of Pediatrics, U. of Colorado school of Medicine; Professor of Epidemiology, Colorado School of Public Health
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 COURSE 3: Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Research through a Public Health Lens

  • ​​Course ID: EPID 6654  (Syllabus Course 3)​
  • Exploring issues of design, implementation & evaluation
  • This course is designed for scholars and graduate students from varied disciplines wanting to increase their understanding of the principles of prevention applied to child maltreatment. The course will provide participants with an overview of key concepts underlying prevention of child abuse and neglect from a public health perspective and with special emphasis on eliminating disparities.
  • Course Director: Carol Runyan, MPH, PhD, Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Colorado School of Public Health
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Registration 
 

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 Current CU Denver Graduate Student Registering for Academic Credit

Each course is eligible for 1 graduate credit for 15 hours contact time with participation in seminars and research project mentoring of the student’s research project.

If you are a current graduate student in any program at either the Anschutz or CU Denver downtown campuses and want to take the Kempe courses for credit you will register for the course through the UCD Access student portal, as you do for any other courses you take.
  • UCD Access Student Portal: HERE

Deadlines:

  • March 19th – Registration opens for all CSPH summer courses for degree students
  • March 26th – Registration opens for all CSPH summer courses for certificate students
  • June 6th - Registration Deadlin​e Degree Students 

Tuition:

  • ColoradoS​PH tuition for degree students is awarded according to the student’s program. Tuition Rates for the CSPH’s programs for the 2018-2019 year for each program can be found on the Tuition & Fees page: HERE
 
*Please note that the Kempe Center will be providing lunch each day for students and cover the cost of any necessary materials for your course.
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 Non-CU Denver Student Registering for Academic Credit

Each course is eligible for 1 graduate credit for 15 hours contact time with participation in seminars and research project mentoring of the student’s research project.

If you are not a current graduate student at either the Anschutz or CU Denver downtown campuses and want to take the Kempe course for credit you will first have to go through the non-degree application process through the Colorado School of Public Health Admissions web page before you will be able to register for the course.
 
  • Colorado School of Public Health Non-Degree Application Process: HERE
Application Deadlines:
  • The non-degree CSPH application cycle is now open.
  • May 25th – CSPH Application Deadline
    • Given the tight turnaround between the CSPH application deadline and course registration deadline we would encourage you to apply in advance of this deadline as certain components of the application require processing time. 

Once the Colorado School of Public Health non-degree application process is complete you will be able to register for your course through the UCD Access Student Portal

  • UCD Access Student Portal: HERE

Registration Deadlines:

  • May 28th – Registration opens for all CSPH summer courses for non-degree students.
  • June 6th - Registration Deadline for Summer Courses

Tuition:

  • Colorado School of Public Health tuition is determined by the student’s program. Tuition Rates for the CSPH’s programs for the 2018-2019 year for each program can be found on the Tuition & Fees page: HERE
  • A one-time matriculation fee of $140 is charged for first time enrollment at any University of Colorado campus.
*Please note that the Kempe Center will be providing lunch each day for students and cover the cost of any necessary materials for your course.
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 Registering Not for Credit

​Individuals may elect to take courses not for credit, recognizing that they will not receive a grade and will not earn a Colorado School of Public Health transcript for the courses taken. To register please follow the link below:

Deadlines:

  • March 14th – Registration opens for Non Credit Students HERE​
  • June 6th - Registration Deadline Not for Credit

Tuition:

  • Participation without the awarding of graduate credit is subject to a $150 participation/registration fee

*Please note that the Kempe Center will be providing lunch each day for students and cover the cost of any necessary materials for your course

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Additional Opportunities and Information
 

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 Scholarship Opportunities

The Kempe Interdisciplinary Summer Research Institute is pleased to be able to offer financial scholarships to eligible and highly qualified students in the form of support for travel expenses. A limited number of scholarships will be provided up to $1,000, to attend the intensive summer session. Priority for scholarships include under-represented graduate students with diverse backgrounds/perspectives and first-year fellows in approved child abuse pediatrics fellowships.  We will try to cover as many as possible but anticipate that we will have no more than 14 scholarships.
 
  • Scholarship Application is now open
  • April 15TH - Application Deadline for Scholarships
  • May 1ST - Date of Scholarship Award Notification
  • The download for the scholarship application is HERE​
  • Please submit completed applications saved in PDF format to kempesummerinstitute@gmail.com.
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 Course Materials

​The course materials will be accessible on the internet via “Canvas.” Please check back at a later date for additional information on specific materials for each course.2

 Accommodations

​The Kempe Center negotiated a special nightly rate of $139 at the Spring Hill Suites by Marriott Denver at Anschutz Medical Campus. This rate includes a complimentary continental breakfast each morning.

  • If interested in booking your stay during the course, Book Here​.
  • Springhill Suites by Marriott
    13400 East Colfax Avenue, Aurora, CO 80011
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 Center Location and Parking on Campus

​The Kempe Interdisciplinary Summer Research Institute will kick off the morning of Monday, July 23 at Kempe Center. Classes will be presented on the University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus in the Education 1 Building. Students will be provided with additional location information for their specific courses as the date approaches.  

  • The Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse & Neglect
    The Gary Pavilion at Children’s Hospital Colorado
    13123 East 16th Avenue, Aurora, CO 80045
  • Students driving can park free of charge across the street from the Kempe Center in Lot 10 off Victor Street at Children’s Hospital for parking map:  Access Here
  • CU Denver Anschutz Campus Map:  Access an interactive campus map HERE where you may identify buildings, parking, where to dine on campus, etc.
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 Activities

The Kempe Center will be hosting a number of activities around Denver and the Anschutz Campus for students the week of the Institute please check back at a later date for further information.  5