Domestic Violence Section 2: Relationship Between Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Curriculum

mental health/ psychological symptoms; relationship between domestic violence and child abuse; escalation of the violence; severe and fatal cases of child abuse; childhood history of abuse; child witnesses; screening for domestic violence and child abuse; goals when intervening in domestic violence and child abuse; child abuse reporting

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Visual Diagnosis of Child Sexual Abuse; developed 1998

AAP members, medical professionals

Medium: binder with 166 slides; 33-page study guide Method: elective education program

Normal anatomy and variants; nonabusive pathology and trauma; examples in male and female children

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Visual Diagnosis of Child Sexual Abuse; developed 1994

AAP members, medical professionals

Medium: binder with 150 slides; 33-page study guide Method: elective education program

Medical evidence of physical abuse: inflicted burns, bruises, abrasions, fractures; radiological diagnosis of head trauma; ocular findings

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Focus on Child Abuse: Resources for Prevention, Recognition, and Treatment, 2nd edition

Medical professionals

Medium: CD-ROM featuring 200 color slides Method: presentation

200 color slides on CD-ROM; visual diagnosis of child physical abuse; visual self- assessment; parent and patient education/information; results of 50-state child abuse survey; AAP policies, manual excerpts; full-text articles from Pediatrics; AAP speaker’s kit with slides, lecture notes, and handouts



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