The decision-making processes adopted by rurally located mandated professionals when child abuse or neglect is suspected

Francis, Karen, Chapman, Ysanne, Sellick, Kenneth, James, Ainlsey, Miles, Maureen, Jones, Janet, and Grant, Julie (2012) The decision-making processes adopted by rurally located mandated professionals when child abuse or neglect is suspected. Contemporary Nurse, 41 (1). pp. 58-69.

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Abstract

The reporting of suspected child abuse and neglect is a mandated role of medical doctors, nurses, police and teachers in Victoria, Australia. This paper reports on a research study that sought to explicate how mandated professionals working in rural Victorian contexts identify a children at risk and the decisions they make subsequently.

Item ID: 50777
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: mandatory reporting, medical doctors, nurses, police, teachers
ISSN: 1037-6178
Funders: Nurses Board of Victoria Research Program
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2017 01:12
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1110 Nursing > 111099 Nursing not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920210 Nursing @ 100%
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