American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect Pediatrics, (2) Provides information to practitioners on interviewing a child and performing a medical assessment when sexual abuse is suspected. The article includes guidance on assessing the physical, emotional, and behavioral consequences of sexual abuse.
Identification, Screening, and Assessment of Child Abuse & Neglect Each year, hundreds of thousands of children in the United States experience abuse or neglect. A greater understanding of the risk factors and strategies for screening can help professionals working with children and families identify different types of maltreatment and high.
assessing patients for sexual violence a guide for health care providers This project was supported by Grant Number TA-AX-K, awarded by the Office .
Assessing and Treating Child Sexual Abuse. Working with cases involving child sexual abuse is demanding. Often, the temptation is to respond to children only with compassion. However, to address a problem as complex as sexual abuse, one must do more than care deeply.