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

Francis, Karen, Chapman, Ysanne, Sellick, Kenneth, James, Ainsley, 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, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. 58-69, doi: 10.5172/conu.2012.41.1.58.

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Title The decision-making processes adopted by rurally located mandated professionals when child abuse or neglect is suspected
Author(s) Francis, Karen
Chapman, Ysanne
Sellick, Kenneth
James, Ainsley
Miles, Maureen
Jones, Janet
Grant, Julie
Journal name Contemporary nurse
Volume number 41
Issue number 1
Start page 58
End page 69
Total pages 12
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Place of publication London, Eng.
Publication date 2012
ISSN 1037-6178
Keyword(s) Child
Child Abuse
Decision Making
Faculty
Female
Health Knowledge, attitudes, Practice
Humans
Male
Mandatory Reporting
Nurse's Practice patterns
Police
Rural Population
Victoria
Summary 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 child/ren at risk and the decisions they make subsequently.
Language eng
DOI 10.5172/conu.2012.41.1.58
Field of Research 111099 Nursing not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 920210 Nursing
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
Copyright notice ©2012, Taylor & Francis
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30079648

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