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Child Maltreatment Identification Skills Lab Version 1.0 | 2015
2 Overview of the Day Welcome and Review of the Agenda Learning Objectives Using maltreatment indicators to identify child maltreatment Cultural factors that affect child maltreatment identification Sexual Abuse: motivation, credibility and information
3 Today’s Goals Through the use of experiential activities, be able to identify child maltreatment in the context of the family’s culture and within child’s developmental stage of life.
4 Who are you?
5 Defining Maltreatment Briefly define each: General Neglect Physical Abuse Emotional Abuse and Exploitation Sexual Abuse
6 Tina and Roy Vignette Stem Tina and Roy have two children, Rory (male) age 2 and Cindy (female) age 9. The family lives in a mobile home in a rural part of town. Tina is from Mexico and married Roy who is Caucasian 10 years ago. Tina is bilingual and Cindy knows some Spanish. Roy works at the local grocery store and Tina stays home.
7 Create an example of an abuse allegation At each station, write an example of the type of abuse that could occur in this scenario in 1-3 sentences. Each example should include symptoms, signs, or indicators of the type of abuse. Turn paper face down Rotate to next station
8 REMINDER 300(a) Physical harm/abuse 300(b) (1) General neglect 300(b) (2) Commercial sexual exploitation 300(c) Emotional abuse 300(d) Sexual abuse
Identifying Maltreatment Stories and photos can be upsetting Take time to process emotional responses now and in the field 9
Possible Physical Abuse Female, 4 years old. Child was reported by daycare provider as having a large round bruise on her left buttock and bruising behind her right knee. Show photo. 10
Possible Medical Neglect Female, 18 months. Infant diagnosed with meningitis. Infant died. 12
Physical Abuse or Possible Supervisory Neglect Male, 2 years old. Brought to the emergency room with burn on lower leg. 13
Child Maltreatment Indicators14
Physical Injury Male, 3 months old. Presenting in Emergency Room, with seizures. Grandmother states her son, Terry, 43 years old, brought the baby to her saying the baby had spit up after taking a bottle and was shaking like he was cold. Baby has linear bruise over left temple. 15
Physical Injury Female, age 9 years. Fractured elbow, presenting at the Emergency Room at 10:30 pm. 17
Possible Physical Abuse Female, 18 months. Neighbor noticed multiple cigarette burns on the child. 18
20 Slate Gray Patches Can be mistaken for bruises More commonly seen on infants with darker skin
21 Interviewing for Culture What are the cultural issues? What other information do you need to determine maltreatment occurred?
22 Investigating Sexual Abuse Start your investigation… What additional information or follow-up do you need? – Medical – Educational – Mental Health – Family and Friends – Other (specify)
23 Indicators of Maltreatment: Neglect Review the Judy, Ron, and Sarah vignette Complete the Indicators of Maltreatment (Neglect) Worksheet
24 Indicators of Maltreatment: Emotional Abuse Review the Monique, Susan, and Paislee vignette Complete the Indicators of Maltreatment (Emotional Abuse) Worksheet
25 Indicators of Maltreatment: Physical Abuse Review the Mariah, Dartanyan, and Elon vignette Complete the Indicators of Maltreatment (Physical Abuse) Worksheet
Reflection Learning Goals – Using maltreatment indicators to identify child maltreatment – Cultural factors that affect child maltreatment identification – Developmental factors that affect child maltreatment identification What surprised you? What feelings or thoughts seem most strong following the presentation? What information will you carry forward from the presentation to the field? 26