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

journal contribution
posted on 2012-01-01, 00:00 authored by K Francis, Y Chapman, K Sellick, A James, Maureen Miles, J Jones, J Grant
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.

History

Journal

Contemporary nurse

Volume

41

Issue

1

Pagination

58 - 69

Publisher

Taylor & Francis

Location

London, Eng.

ISSN

1037-6178

Language

eng

Publication classification

C Journal article; C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal

Copyright notice

2012, Taylor & Francis