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Responding to children and adolescents who have been sexually abused : WHO clinical guidelines World Health Organization

By: World Health Organization.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Geneva, Switzerland : World Health Organization, 2017Description: electronic document (73 pages) ; PDF file: 904.48 KB.Subject(s): SEXUAL VIOLENCE | CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE | ADOLESCENTS | CHILDREN | GUIDELINES | HEALTH | INTERVENTION | RAPE | TRAUMA | YOUNG PEOPLEOnline resources: Click here to access online | Access the website Summary: WHO has published these guidelines aimed at helping front-line health workers, primarily from low resource settings, in providing evidence-based, quality, trauma-informed care to survivors. The guidelines emphasize the importance of promoting safety, offering choices and respecting the wishes and autonomy of children and adolescents. They cover recommendations for post-rape care and mental health; and approaches to minimizing distress in the process of taking medical history, conducting examination and documenting findings. (From the website). Record 5635
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WHO has published these guidelines aimed at helping front-line health workers, primarily from low resource settings, in providing evidence-based, quality, trauma-informed care to survivors. The guidelines emphasize the importance of promoting safety, offering choices and respecting the wishes and autonomy of children and adolescents. They cover recommendations for post-rape care and mental health; and approaches to minimizing distress in the process of taking medical history, conducting examination and documenting findings. (From the website). Record 5635

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