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Incorporating child maltreatment training into medical school curricula

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dc.contributor.author Pelletier, H. L., & Knox, M.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-03-09T17:29:41Z
dc.date.available 2017-03-09T17:29:41Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.citation Pelletier, H. L., & Knox, M. (2016). Incorporating child maltreatment training into medical school curricula. Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma, 1-8. DOI: 10.1007/s40653-016-0096-x en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40653-016-0096-x
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11212/3256
dc.description.abstract The Child Advocacy Studies Training (CAST) program has been implemented at the graduate and undergraduate levels, but has not been incorporated in medical school training. This study examines the efficacy of a modified version of the CAST program that is tailored to meet the educational needs of medical students. A total sample of 75 first year medical students (57 at 6 month follow-up) participated in the study and completed analogue vignettes depicting cases of maltreatment. It was hypothesized that, relative to the comparison group, students who completed CAST training would demonstrate better accuracy at identifying and reporting maltreatment. Results indicated that CAST students demonstrated improved accuracy at the conclusion of the CAST program and 6 months later. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma en_US
dc.subject child maltreatment en_US
dc.subject medical school training en_US
dc.subject curriculum en_US
dc.subject physicians en_US
dc.subject efficacy en_US
dc.subject CAST program en_US
dc.title Incorporating child maltreatment training into medical school curricula en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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