Child Abuse and Neglect

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Training Approach



Focus on Child Abuse

Medical residents

Medium: slide format; self- assessment slides Method: educational brochures; fact sheets on a range of topics; articles; guide to current trends in child abuse and neglect; elective

Resident can diagnose possible child abuse cases; fact sheets cover shaken baby syndrome, managing stress, punishment versus discipline

Curriculum for Pediatric Resident Education in Child Abuse and Neglect

Medical residents


Learn the basics of child abuse, child neglect, and abuse identification and management; identify and communicate with families at risk for abuse or neglect and provide appropriate intervention; attend lectures about physical abuse and sexual abuse; learn about forensic evaluations of child sexual abuse; evaluate children referred for PST consultation; conduct at least one psychosocial interview under supervision; review radiographic studies; evaluate children who may have been sexually abused

Alaska Family Violence Prevention Project (AFVPP)

Training Materials on Domestic Violence; developed 1999

Emergency medicine practitioners, psychologists, pediatricians, home visitors

Core curriculum (modules) with talking points for each slide Section 1: Core Curriculum on

Curriculum covers both domestic violence and child abuse: physical abuse ranking scale; examples of emotional abuse, sexual abuse; severity and frequency; prejudice and misunderstanding; clinical indicators; common diagnoses; nature and circumstance of injuries; related medical findings;

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