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Child Protection

The Division of Child Protection at Indiana University School of Medicine includes multi-disciplinary clinical services and professional education to improve the evaluation and care of maltreated children. The division’s Child Protection Program, founded in 1985, provides service to children, families and professionals dealing with issues of child abuse. The program provides comprehensive medical evaluations for suspected child abuse and neglect victims, crisis counseling services for families, and leadership in education, communication and coordination of services around child maltreatment issues. Child Protection faculty members are board-certified in child abuse pediatrics. This program encompasses a professional team of highly dedicated physicians, nurses, social workers, health educators and ancillary staff.

Docs InCASE Program

Child Protection faculty members are board-certified in child abuse pediatrics. This program encompasses a professional team of highly dedicated physicians, nurses, social workers, health educators and ancillary staff.

The Child Protection division heads a program known as Docs InCASE (Indiana Child Abuse Screening and Education) and partners with community pediatricians throughout Indiana. This program provides 40 -50 educational programs each year to multidisciplinary professionals statewide to advance the medical role in child protection through improving knowledge, communication and coordination when child abuse or neglect is suspected.

Clinical Care

Clinical Care

The Child Protection Program provides objective and evidence-based consultations and assessments to evaluate cases of suspected child maltreatment.
Fellowship

Fellowship

The Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship is a comprehensive three-year program that includes a broad range of training experiences to prepare fellows for subspecialty work in child abuse pediatrics.