Guidelines for Recognizing and Providing Care for Victims of Child Abuse

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Course Type: Paper-based

Author(s): Cynthia L. Potter, PT, MS, DPT, PCS

Price: $12.95 Member | $22 Nonmember (subject to change)

CEU: 0.2 CEUs (2.0 contact hours)

Description: Child abuse and neglect are major public health concerns of ever-increasing scope and severity. Physical therapists must recognize that at least a portion of their pediatric patients experience physical, emotional, or sexual abuse or neglect, and should be alert to the signs. APTA's guidelines, updated this year, give a needed background on the issue and the role that physical therapists have in identifying, treating and advocating for children who are abused.

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