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Section 13
Responsibilities of Mental Health Professional
in Child Abuse and Neglect

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- Peterson, Marilyn Strachan and Anthony J. Urquiza. The Role of Mental Health Professionals in the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Administration for Children and Families; Administration on Children, Youth and Families; National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, 1993, p. 11-15.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Article References:
Dublin, S., Abramovitz, R., Layne, C. M., & Katz, L. (2019). Building a trauma-informed national mental health workforce: Learning outcomes from use of the core curriculum on childhood trauma in multidisciplinary practice settings. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy. Advance online publication. 

Goodman, G. S., Goldfarb, D., Quas, J. A., & Lyon, A. (2017). Psychological counseling and accuracy of memory for child sexual abuse. American Psychologist, 72(9), 920–931. 

Lamminen, L. M., McLeigh, J. D., & Roman, H. K. (2020). Caring for children in child welfare systems: A trauma-informed model of integrated primary care. Practice Innovations, 5(1), 55–64.

Marshall, N. A. (2012). A clinician's guide to recognizing and reporting parental psychological maltreatment of children. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 43(2), 73–79. 

Sousa, C., Mason, W. A., Herrenkohl, T. I., Prince, D., Herrenkohl, R. C., & Russo, M. J. (2018). Direct and indirect effects of child abuse and environmental stress: A lifecourse perspective on adversity and depressive symptoms. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 88(2), 180–188.

QUESTION 13
Child sexual abuse medical/evidentiary examinations have emerged as a new form of medical expertise. Some States have protocols for medical examiners to follow. What is the purpose of the evaluation? To select and enter your answer go to Test.


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