What strategies would you employ to assess the patient for abuse? Explain why you selected these strategies.

What strategies would you employ to assess the patient for abuse? Explain why you selected these strategies.

 

 

 

To Prepare for this Discussion:

· Read the Learning Resources concerning treating childhood abuse ( Below)

· Read the Child Abuse Case Study in the Learning Resources.

Post:

· What strategies would you employ to assess the patient for abuse? Explain why you selected these strategies.

· How might exposure to the media and/or social media affect the patient?

· What type of mandatory reporting (if any) is required in this case? Why?

Learning Resources ( Need 3 references).

Document: Childhood Abuse Case Study (PDF)

Thapar, A., Pine, D. S., Leckman, J. F., Scott, S., Snowling, M. J., & Taylor, E. A. (2015). Rutter’s child and adolescent psychiatry (6th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Blackwell.

  • Chapter 50, “Provision of Intensive Treatment:      Intensive Outreach, Day Units, and In-Patient Units” (pp. 648–664)
  • Chapter 58, “Disorders of Attachment and      Social Engagement Related to Deprivation” (pp. 795–805)
  • Chapter 59, “Post Traumatic Stress Disorder”      (pp. 806–821)
  • Chapter 64, “Suicidal Behavior and Self-Harm”      (pp. 893–912)

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

  • “Trauma- and      Stressor-related Disorders”

American Psychiatric Nurses Association. (2017). Childhood and adolescent trauma. Retrieved from http://www.apna.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=4545

Pfefferbaum, B., & Shaw, J. A. (2013). Practice parameter on disaster preparedness. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry52(11), 1224–1238. Retrieved from http://www.jaacap.com/article/S0890-8567(13)00550-9/pdf 

Sadock, B. J., Sadock, V. A., & Ruiz, P. (2014). Kaplan & Sadock’s synopsis of psychiatry: Behavioral sciences/clinical psychiatry (11th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.

  • Chapter 31, “Child Psychiatry” (pp. 1216–1226)

Stahl, S. M. (2014). Prescriber’s Guide: Stahl’s Essential Psychopharmacology (5th ed.). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. 

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    ChildhoodAbuseDoc.pdf

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