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Evaluating the Child for Sexual Abuse - American Family Physician assessing sexual abuse


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.