Child Abuse Recognition Education for Medical Professionals

Medical professionals are in a unique position to recognize the early warning signs of child abuse. Through lecture, injury identification, and discussion, medical professionals will learn best practice regarding the medical evaluation for suspected child maltreatment, reporting child abuse/neglect to authorities, calling in reports to authorities, collecting social history and continuing relationships with families, and prevention techniques specific to the medical setting.

*Thanks to all the medical professionals who provided valuable input into the development of this curriculum.