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Association of Child Protection Professionals, October 2020. Fabricated and induced illness [Podcast].
The Association of Child Protection Professionals (AoCPP) has released a podcast discussing fabricated and induced illness and the professional dilemmas that come along with it.
RCPH, October 2020. Child protection service delivery standards.
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has published a set of standards for the delivery of child protection medical assessments across the four UK nations in order to promote equitable, high quality child protection services. The 13 standards were primarily developed for children where there are concerns about physical abuse and neglect.
Scottish Government, October 2020. National guidance for child protection - revised: consultation
The Scottish Government is consulting on the revised National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland which describes the responsibilities and expectations of everyone who works with children, young people and their families in Scotland. It sets out how agencies should work together with children, young people, parents, families and communities to protect children from abuse, neglect and exploitation. [NOTE: The consultation closed on 17 January 2021.]
Scottish Government, November 2020. Supporting children and young people who may have experienced child sexual abuse: clinical pathway for healthcare professionals
The Scottish Government have issued guidance to ensure a consistent approach to the provision of healthcare and forensic medical examination services for children and young people under 16 (or up to 18 for young people with vulnerabilities and additional support needs) who may have experienced sexual abuse. Also, see here for consultation responses to the draft version of the clinical pathway.
Centre of Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse. Responding to child sexual abuse: learning from children’s services in Wales. Oct 2020.
IICSA. Victim and survivors forum consultation on redress. Oct 2020.
IICSA. The Anglican Church investigation report. Oct 2020.
Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland. Briefing Paper 1: Potential impediments to the recognition of the sexual exploitation of young males under 18. Oct 2020.
ECPAT. Child trafficking in the UK 2020: a snapshot. Oct 2020.
Barnardo’s Scotland. Policy Report: Sexual exploitation of children involved in the Children’s Hearings System. Oct 2020.
Scottish Centre for Administrative Data Research. Infants born into care in Scotland: initial findings. Nov 2020.
IICSA. The Roman Catholic Church investigation report. Nov 2020.
ABDULLAH, A., et al, 2020. Neighbourhood collective efficacy and protective effects on child maltreatment: A systematic literature review. Health & Social Care in the Community, 28(6), pp. 1863-1883.
ADELGAIS, K., et al, 2020. Child Abuse Recognition Training for Prehospital Providers Using Deliberate Practice. Prehospital Emergency Care, 1-10.
AYDOGDU, H.I., et al, 2020. Medicolegal evaluation of cases with burn trauma: Accident or physical abuse. Burns.
BERUBE, A., et al, 2020. How societal responses to COVID-19 could contribute to child neglect. Child Abuse & Neglect, 104761.
CAMILO, C., et al, 2020. The social information processing model in child physical abuse and neglect: A meta-analytic review. Child Abuse & Neglect, 108, pp. 104666.
CAMPBELL, K.A., et al, 2020. A standardized definition of near-fatal child maltreatment: Results of a multidisciplinary Delphi process. Child Abuse & Neglect, 112, pp. 104893.
CARR, A., et al, 2020. A Systematic Review of Reviews of the Outcome of Noninstitutional Child Maltreatment. Trauma Violence & Abuse, 21(4), pp. 828-843.
CHAHLA, S. and ORTEGA, H., 2020. Intracranial Injury Among Children with Abuse-Related Long Bone Fractures. Journal of Emergency Medicine, 59(5), pp. 735-743.
CLEVELAND, R.W., et al, 2020. Children at the Intersection of Pediatric Palliative Care and Child Maltreatment: A Vulnerable and Understudied Population. Journal of Pain & Symptom Management.
COOLEY, D.T. and JACKSON, Y., 2020. Informant Discrepancies in Child Maltreatment Reporting: A Systematic Review. Child Maltreatment, 1077559520966387
DALEY, H., et al, 2020. Intracranial injuries on computed tomography head scans in infants investigated for suspected physical abuse: a retrospective review. Archives of Disease in Childhood.
FORE, H.H., 2020. Violence against children in the time of COVID-19: What we have learned, what remains unknown and the opportunities that lie ahead. Child Abuse & Neglect, 104776.
GIBBS, K., et al, 2020. Caring for Children with Non-Accidental Head Injuries: A Case for a Child-Centered Approach. Comprehensive Child & Adolescent Nursing, 43(4), pp. 274-285.
GLENN, K., et al, 2020. Head computed tomography in suspected physical abuse: time to rethink? Archives of Disease in Childhood.
HODES, D., et al, 2020. Epidemiological surveillance study of female genital mutilation in the UK. Archives of Disease in Childhood.
HOFFMAN, J.S. and KOOCHER, G.P., 2020. Medical Child Abuse Hidden in Pediatric Settings: Detection and Intervention. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 27(4), pp. 753-765.
HOFFMANN, U., et al, 2020. Violence against children and adolescents by nursing staff: prevalence rates and implications for practice. Child & Adolescent Psychiatry & Mental Health [Electronic Resource], 14(1), pp. 43.
ISOKUORTTI, N., et al, 2020. Effectiveness of child protection practice models: a systematic review. Child Abuse & Neglect, 108, pp. 104632.
JOHNSON, G., et al, 2020. Experimental modelling of imposed upper airway obstruction in infants and children. Forensic Science, Medicine & Pathology, 16(4), pp. 622-632.
KAISER, S.V., et al, 2020. Emergency Visits and Hospitalizations for Child Abuse During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Pediatrics.
KATZ, C., et al, 2020. Child maltreatment in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic: A proposed global framework on research, policy and practice. Child Abuse & Neglect, 104824.
LANE, W.G. and DUBOWITZ, H., 2020. Social determinants of health, personalized medicine, and child maltreatment. Pediatric Research.
LITZAU, M., et al, 2020. Universal Intimate-Partner Violence Assessment in the Pediatric Emergency Department and Urgent Care Setting: A Retrospective Review. Pediatric Emergency Care, 36(12), pp. e686-e689.
MARTINS-FILHO, P.R., et al, 2020. Decrease in child abuse notifications during COVID-19 outbreak: A reason for worry or celebration? Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 56(12), pp. 1980-1981.
MOON, D.J., et al, 2020. The Effects of Primary Care-Based Parenting Interventions on Parenting and Child Behavioral Outcomes: A Systematic Review. Trauma Violence & Abuse, 21(4), pp. 706-724.
NOORBAKHSH, K.A., et al, 2020. Identification of Abusive Head Trauma in High-Risk Infants: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. Journal of Pediatrics, 227, pp. 176-183.e3.
NOTRICA, D.M., et al, 2020. Evaluating abusive head trauma in children <5years old: Risk factors and the importance of the social history. Journal of Pediatric Surgery.
PANTELEWICZ, A.M. and OLCZAK-KOWALCZYK, D., 2020. Erosive Tooth Wear, Presence of Parafunctional Habits and Tooth Injuries-Occurrence in a Group of Children and Adolescents Exposed to Domestic Violence. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry, 44(6), pp. 429-435.
PHILLIPS, R., et al, 2020. Meaningful viscoelastic abnormalities in abusive and non-abusive pediatric trauma. Journal of Pediatric Surgery.
REBBE, R., et al, 2020. Prevalence of Births and Interactions with Child Protective Services of Children Born to Mothers Diagnosed with an Intellectual and/or Developmental Disability. Maternal & Child Health Journal.
RODRIGUEZ, C.M., et al, 2020. The Perfect Storm: Hidden Risk of Child Maltreatment During the Covid-19 Pandemic. Child Maltreatment, 1077559520982066.
SAYRS, L.W., et al, 2020. Intimate Partner Violence, Clinical Indications, and Other Family Risk Factors Associated With Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 886260520967151.
SHUM, M., et al, 2020. The Use of Experts to Evaluate a Child Abuse Guideline in Community Emergency Departments. Academic Pediatrics.
TAILLIEU, T.L., et al, 2020. Screening for intimate partner violence in the early postpartum period: Maternal and child health and social outcomes from birth to 5-years post-delivery. Child Abuse & Neglect, 111, pp. 104865.
TIEROLF, B., et al, 2020. Domestic violence in families in the Netherlands during the coronavirus crisis: A mixed method study. Child Abuse & Neglect, 104800.
WALTERS, I.C., et al, 2020. A case report and literature review: Factitious disorder imposed on another and malingering by proxy. Paediatr.Child.Health., 25(6), pp. 345-348.
WILKE, N.G., et al, 2020. Data-informed recommendations for services providers working with vulnerable children and families during the COVID-19 pandemic. Child Abuse & Neglect, 110(Pt 2), pp. 104642.
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