This workshop will review some of the recent medical research findings and discuss how to distinguish between accidental and inflicted injuries in children. The presenter will examine the myths and misconceptions of physical abuse and discuss investigative strategies for those injuries that are inflicted. This presentation will discuss bone fractures, burns, bruises, and inflicted head trauma.
Attendee will obtain up to date information on what to expect with physical and sexual abuse outcries
Attendees will learn the viewpoints of photographs needed and the types needed for a successful investigation
Attendees will obtain an up to date understanding of societal perceptions and how they can affect the investigation