Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Clinical Case Conference Presentation:
The Child Advocacy Center Multidisciplinary Team: When the Stars Align and All Goes Well

Jessica Marques, FNP-BC
Clinical Forensic Manager

Gloria Samayoa, LCSW
Forensic Inteviewer and Human Services Agency Social Worker

Lydia Santiago, PhD
Health Sciences Clinical Professor
Department of Psychiatry
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

Clinical Coordinator

Jonathan Schmidt, JD
Adjunct Professor
UC Hastings College of Law

Assistant District Attorney
Child Assault and Sexual Assault Unit
San Francisco District Attorney's Office


Learning objectives:
By the end of the presentation, attendees will:

  • Enhance their understanding of the various roles of a child advocacy center multidisciplinary forensic and mental health team
  • Enhance their knowledge of how a child advocacy center multidisciplinary team functions to provide children with an evidence-based forensic interview, medical exam, and trauma-informed mental health treatment to facilitate necessary legal proceedings and the child's healing process
  • Enhance their understanding of the benefits and challenges of working in a multidisciplinary team


Remote live streaming locations:

  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General: Bldg. 5, Room 7M30B
  • San Francisco VA Medical Center: Bldg. 8, Room 313
  • Clearlake VA Clinic
  • Eureka VA Clinic
  • San Bruno VA Clinic
  • San Francisco VA Downtown Clinic
  • Santa Rosa VA Clinic
  • Ukiah VA Clinic

Live streaming is also available at


Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended for a professional audience only.

To qualify for CME credit for this event, participants must (1) attend in-person or at one of the approved live streaming locations listed above; and (2) sign in at their location.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 8:30am to 9:30am

HSW-300 Auditorium
513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, California 94143