Understanding the Medical Diagnosis of Child Maltreatment

Welcome to the companion site for Understanding the Medical Diagnosis of Child Maltreatment. Whether you are a CPS worker or a staff trainer, you will find a wealth of information that supplements and illustrates the concepts in the book.

When you see this icon in the text it means that you can access additional information about that topic here. You'll find links, articles, photographs, checklists, fact sheets, memoranda of understanding, and even a bonus chapter on developmental disabilities. Please note that many of the photographs on this site are graphic and even disturbing, so be prepared to process the experience after viewing them.

To use this site, simply click the links on the left, which list chapter-by-chapter resources.

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