Read the Learning Resources concerning treating childhood abuse. Read the Child Abuse Case Study in the Learning Resources. Note: For this Discussion, you are required to complete your initial post before you will be able to view and respond to your colleagues’ postings. Begin by clicking on the “Post to Discussion Question” link and then select “Create Thread’ to complete your initial post. Remember, once you click submit, you cannot delete or edit your own posts and cannot post anonymously. Please check your post carefully before clicking Submit!
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What strategies would you employ to assess the patient for abuse? Explain why you selected these strategies. How might exposure to the media and/or social media affect the patient?
What type of mandatory reporting (if any) is required in this case? Why?