The Lawrence A. Aubin, Sr. 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 (medical child abuse) are involved.
Lectures/presentations to provide community education about child abuse and maltreatment.
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