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This study evaluates the feasibility, acceptability, and impact of a collaborative care practice for infants investigated by state Child Protective Services (CPS) for suspected maltreatment. Recognizing the vulnerability of infants referred into CPS in the first year of life, as well as the frequent contact of infants with health care providers in the first year of life, we will conduct a RCT to measure the impact of a collaborative practice model linking CPS caseworkers with primary health care providers during an investigation for suspected infant maltreatment. With this trial, we will ask (3a) Can a collaborative practice model improve parent-reported infant health-related quality of life 6 months following child welfare involvement for suspected infant maltreatment? and (3b) Does a collaborative practice model impact repeat child welfare involvement for suspected child maltreatment over 6 months?
The Center for Safe and Healthy Families, Primary Children's Hospital Eccles Outpatient Building, 81 North Mario Capecchi Dr 4E-
Salt Lake City
Not yet recruiting
University of Utah
Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-06-27T05:08:22-0400
Scientific background ( Statement of the problem) : Child abuse continues to be a serious social problem amongst all cultural and socio-economic groups that causing physical and emotional...
Child maltreatment, particularly neglect, disproportionally affects low-income children with special health care needs (CSHCN) and has serious short and long-term consequences. Currently, ...
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The purpose of this study is to examine and compare the effects of two body therapy approaches in women who have experienced child sexual abuse.
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Despite the growing consensus that collaborative care is effective, limited research has focused on the importance of collaborative care fidelity as it relates to mental health clinical outcomes.
Persons who were child victims of violence and abuse including physical, sexual, or emotional maltreatment.
A phenomenon in which symptoms of a disease are fabricated by an individual other than the patient causing unnecessary, and often painful, physical examinations and treatments. This syndrome is considered a form of CHILD ABUSE, since another individual, usually a parent, is the source of the fabrication of symptoms and presents the child for medical care.
Abuse of children in a family, institutional, or other setting. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)
Performing the role of a parent by care-giving, nurturance, and protection of the child by a natural or substitute parent. The parent supports the child by exercising authority and through consistent, empathic, appropriate behavior in response to the child's needs. PARENTING differs from CHILD REARING in that in child rearing the emphasis is on the act of training or bringing up the children and the interaction between the parent and child, while parenting emphasizes the responsibility and qualities of exemplary behavior of the parent.
Sexual maltreatment of the child or minor.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...