ERIC Number: EJ437689
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Physician Assistants as Members of Social Service Child Protection Units.
Gray, Jane; Fryer, George E.
Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, v15 n4 p415-21 1991
A nationwide survey of 84 child protection workers found that 92 percent of the counties represented had a problem meeting their medical needs and would be willing to hire a physician assistant as medical consultant. Needs most commonly identified were providing parent education, interviewing, and interpreting medical information to a multidisciplinary child protection team. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Practitioners
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