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Child Abuse Resources for Medical Providers


medical: evaluation and treatment
Not in alphabetical order

1. A Biological Reason for Child Abuse?  Rick Nauert, Ph.D. (Read)

2. Abuse Injury Indicators (Images) (Open)

3. Abuse of Low Birth Weight Infants Linked to Mental Problems Rick Nauert, Ph.D. (Read)

4. Burn Injuries in Child Abuse (U.S. Dept Justice) (Read)

5. Can you age bruises accurately in children? In a word, no. (Read)
S Maguire, M K Mann, J Sibert, A Kemp

6. Child Abuse Sign and Symptoms (Open)

7. Child Abuse Slide Presentations for Health Professionals and Educators (MS PP) (Open)

8. Child Sexual Abuse: Intervention and Treatment Issues (Read)

9. Diagnostic Imaging of Child Abuse (Read)

10. Domestic Violence (Read)

11. Drug Information (Open)
DrugWatch.com is a comprehensive Web site database featuring extensive information about thousands of different medications and drugs currently on the market or previously available worldwide.


12. Evaluation of Physical Abuse in Children (with images) (Open)

13. Female Genital Cutting (Read)

14. Induced Illness: Munchausen syndrome by proxy (Read)

15. Information on (Click)

16. International Association of Forensic Nurses (Open)
Forensic Nurses specialize in caring for victims and perpetrators of violence. They also take part in the legal system by collecting forensic evidence and providing consultation to medical and law agencies.

17. International Directory of Domestic Violence Agencies (Open)

18. Measurement Tools in Evaluating Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Programs (Open)

19. National Center for Child Death Review (Open)
The National Center for Child Death Review is a resource center for state and local CDR programs, funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau. It promotes, supports and enhances child death review methodology and activities at the state, community and national levels.

20. National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome (Read)
To educate and train parents and professionals, and to conduct research that will prevent the shaking and abuse of infants in the United States.

21. National Protocol For Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations of Adults/Adolescents

22. Neonatal Injuries in Child Abuse (Read)

23. Orthopedic Aspects of Child Abuse (Read)

24. Patient Plus: Child Abuse - Recognition of Injuries (Read)

25. Series by Ann S. Botash MD, SUNY Upstate Medical University


26. Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs). In plain language - brochures. Center for Disease Control (Open)

27. Shaken Baby Alliance (Read)
The Shaken Baby Alliance is dedicated to support for victim families and professionals, prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome, and justice for the innocent victims.

28. Sign and Symptoms of Abuse (Read)

29. Suicide

Bullying and Suicide - Psychiatric Times, February 10, 2011 (Anat Brunstein Klomek,
    PhD, Andre Sourander, MD and Madelyn S. Gould, PhD, MPH)

Can a Suicide Scale Predict the Unpredictable? Arline Kaplan | Psychiatric Times,
    May 23, 2011

Suicide Assessment Shawn Christopher Shea, MD | Psychiatric Times, Dec3, 09 (Read)

The Link Between Substance Abuse, Violence, and Suicide (Mark Ilgen, PhD, Felicia
     Kleinberg, MSW | January 20, 2011)

Understanding and Overcoming the Myths of Suicide, What Goes On in the Minds
    of Those Who Attempt Suicide
(Thomas Joiner, PhD | January 19, 2011) (Read)

30. Who's Who in Mental Health on the Web (Read)
A directory of mental health professionals in the United States and Canada.

31. Risk Assessment: Actuarial Instruments & Structured Clinical Guides (Open)

32. Paraphilias (Open)
Paraphilia is the preferred a medical or behavioral science term for sexual deviation or sexual anomaly, sexual perversion or a disorder of sexual preference. It is the repeated, intense sexual arousal to unconventional (socially deviant) stimuli.

33. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) National Institute of Mental Health (Read)

34. Child Development Checklist (Read) Checklist as a pdf (Open)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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