Special Section: Child Abuse


EMSC Webinar: Child Abuse Screening

April 24, 2019

Dr. Kathleen Adelgais
Dr. Adelgais is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and a Pediatric Emergency Medicine physician at Children's Hospital Colorado in Aurora, CO. She serves as the Principal Investigator and Program Director for the Colorado EMS for Children State Partnership program, is the past-chair of the Pediatrics Committee for National Association EMS Physicians, and previously represented the American Academy of Pediatrics on the board of directors for Committee on the Accreditation EMS Programs. She also serves as the scientific advisor for the Aurora Fire Department EMS affiliate role in PEM-NEWS node within the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN).

Dr. Daniel Lindberg
Dr. Lindberg is an Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and the Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He is the Principal investigator of two of the largest prospective studies to determine optimal occult injury testing strategies to improve early recognition of child physical abuse.

Check out the Recognizing Abuse Module to learn more.

COVID-19: Protecting Children from Violence, Abuse and Neglect in the Home

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From the Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action, an international network of agencies working to protect children from abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence in humanitarian settings. This downloadable resource "examines issues that children may face as countries implement lockdowns and stay-at-home orders to curb the spread of COVID-19."


Downloadable Resources

Infant Child Abuse and Neglect Deaths 2020

National Center for Fatality Review & Prevention

National Child Abuse Prevention Month (April 2020)

National Child Traumatic Stress Network: National Child Abuse Prevention Month (April 2020)

Technical Note: Protection of Children during the Coronavirus Pandemic

UNICEF: Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action

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