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  • Appointments

    To set up an appointment, or to discuss a case, please call 401-444-3996, Monday-Friday from 8 am to 4:30 pm. (Acute cases in which abuse may have occurred within the past 72 hours may be referred directly to the emergency department, where a child protection physician may be consulted to examine and assess the patient.

    The Child Protection Program at Hasbro Children's Hospital offers a full range of services, including:

    • Specialized medical services to diagnose children who may have been sexually abused, including state-of-the-art medical equipment as an adjunct to diagnosis.
    • Comprehensive medical examinations to assess physical injuries that may have been the result of abuse.
    • Medical, family, and social histories obtained by child abuse specialists to aid in the protection of children.
    • Family support, including education about the behavioral/emotional impact of abuse on children and appropriate caretaker responses.
    • Referral information for ongoing therapy with clinicians specializing in the treatment of abused children.
    • Collaboration with state child protection agencies, child advocacy centers, law enforcement agencies, and the office of the Attorney General.
    • 24-hour medical consultation services for abuse cases requiring emergent responses.
    • Expert medical in-patient consultation with issues of suspected abuse, neglect, or factitious disorders by proxy are involved.
    • Lectures/presentations to provide community education about child abuse and maltreatment.

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