Title

Child Abuse: Screening, Assessment & Resources

Document Type

Multimedia

Publication Date

8-25-2021

Abstract

This lecture will review the legal requirements for reporting cases of child abuse, review Beaumont recommendations and policies for screening of suspected child abuse, and discuss strategies for proper communication regarding suspected child abuse/neglect.


Objectives

  1. Review the legal requirements and procedure for mandated reporters to report suspicions of child abuse or neglect.
  2. Discuss Beaumont recommendations and policies regarding screening for child abuse.
  3. Review of physical exam, x-ray or other findings that should prompt a suspicion of physical abuse.
  4. Discuss strategies for communicating with parents about your concerns regarding abuse/neglect.

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