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Mar, 2017
Article
Authors:

Rubin D, Springer SH, Zlotnik S, Kang-Yi CD, Council on Foster Care, Adoption, and Kinship Care

 

ABSTRACT: As many as 3% of children in the United States live in kinship care arrangements with caregivers who are relatives but not the biological parents of the child. A growing body of evidence suggests that children who cannot live with their biological parents fare better, overall, ...

Feb, 2017
Article
Authors:

Lindberg DM, Wood JN, Campbell KA, Scribano PV, Laskey A, Leventhal JM, Pierce MC, Runyan DK

ABSTRACT: Although child maltreatment medical research has benefited from several multi-center studies, the new specialty of child abuse pediatrics has not had a sustainable network capable of pursuing multiple, prospective, clinically-oriented studies. The Child Abuse Pediatrics Network...

Jan, 2017
Authors:

Matone M, Minkovitz C, Quarshie W, Rubin M

Half of female youth nationally with current or former experience in the child welfare system—the system responsible for responding to abuse and neglect of children and providing services to support vulnerable children and families—have a pregnancy by age 19 and nearly half have multiple...

Dec, 2016
Article
Authors:

Wood JN, Griffis HM, Taylor CM, Strane D, Harb GC, Mie L, Mi L, Song L, Lynch KG, Rubin DM

ABSTRACT: In cases of maltreatment involving children of U.S. Army service members, the U.S. Army Family Advocacy Program (FAP) is responsible for providing services to families and ensuring child safety. The percentage of cases of maltreatment that are known to FAP, however, is uncertai...

Oct, 2016
Article
Authors:

Kenry MK, Wood JN, Metzger KB, Kim KH, Feudtner C, Zonfrillo MR

OBJECTIVES: To describe the disposition of young children diagnosed with physical abuse in the emergency department (ED) setting and identify factors associated with the decision to discharge young abused children. STUDY DESIGN: We performed a retrospective cross-sectional study of chil...

Oct, 2016
Article
Authors:

Hwang S, Mollen CJ, Kellom KS, Dougherty SL, Noonan KG

ABSTRACT: This qualitative study articulates the challenges, best practices, and facilitators to information sharing when addressing the behavioral health needs of children in out-of-home care. Thirteen interviews and nine focus groups were conducted to illuminate the perspectives of fos...

Oct, 2016
Article
Authors:

Paine CW, Fakeye O, Christian CW, Wood JN

OBJECTIVES: We aimed to estimate the prevalence of abuse in young children presenting with rib fractures and to identify demographic, injury, and presentation-related characteristics that affect the probability that rib fractures are secondary to abuse. METHODS: We searched PubMed/MEDLI...

Aug, 2016
Article
Authors:

Rubin DM

This Viewpoint discusses how the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities developed policy recommendations in the absence of trial data, relying strongly on aggregate testimony from communities. INTRODUCTION: Bridging research to policy can be a noble but daunting task...

Jun, 2016
Article
Authors:

Henry MK, Wood JN, Metzger KB, Kim KH, Feudtner C, Zonfrillo MR

OBJECTIVES: To describe the disposition of young children diagnosed with physical abuse in the emergency department (ED) setting and identify factors associated with the decision to discharge young abused children. STUDY DESIGN: We performed a retrospective cross-sectional study of chil...

Mar, 2016
Authors:

Sanders D, Ayoub A, Covington TM, Cramer B, Dreyfus SN, Horn W, Martin PM, Petit MR, Rodriquez J, Rubin DM, Bevan CS, Zimmerman MB

Every day, four to eight children in the United States die from abuse or neglect at the hands of their parents or caretakers. No one knows the exact number, and there has been little progress in preventing these tragic deaths. Most of the children who die are infants or toddlers. Concern...

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