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Message ID: 9307
Date: 2012-11-29

Author:Mary Rojas

Subject:Assessing Accuracy and Disparities in Child Abuse reporting

Your input and feedback is welcomed. Child physical abuse remains a persistent national problem. Even when there is suspicion of abuse, physicians’ under-report far too often. The CARES study, a nationwide study examine clinicians' experience with reporting suspected child abuse, and noted that clinicians did not report about a quarter of injuries considered likely or very likely caused by child abuse and about three quarters of injuries considered possibly caused by child abuse. Implicit bias may explain these findings. Drs. Rojas, Laraque, Walker-Descartes and others have developed an educational self-assessment tool to examine the accuracy and racial biases in identifying and reporting suspected child abuse. This effort is funded by the Maimonides Research Foundation. The tool consist of nine, short, child injury vignettes, that the user rates the likelihood of abuse and whether the case should be reported. After completing the vignettes, the user’s ratings are compared with five child abuse experts who rated the same vignettes. The information we obtain from your responses will be analyzed and incorporated into a separate NIH funded child abuse reporting educational tool. The link below will connect you to the tool. We are particularly targeting pediatricians, but the tool can apply to any provider who works with children. It takes less than 10 minutes to complete. No identifying information will be obtained. We truly appreciate your participation. http://www.maimonidesmed.org/pedsrecognition This current research project is funded by the Maimonides Research Foundation and has been reviewed by the Maimonides IRB as Exempt because it is an educational intervention. You can submit your feedback on the tool anonymously through the link provided within the tool Or just email me directly. MARY ROJAS, PhD. Director of Pediatric Research Department of Pediatrics of the Infants and Children's Hospital Associate Director of Health Services Research Maimonides Medical Center 977 48th Street, 2nd Floor Brooklyn, NY 11219 (718) 283-7107 (phone), (718) 283-7005 (fax), Mrojas2@maimonidesmed.org OUR MISSION: WE CARE. To improve the health and Well-being of children through Excellence in family-centered Care, Advocacy, Research and Education OUR VISION: BEST CARE. To BE the Children’S Hospital That patients, families, health professionals and community leaders choose for the CARE of children and adolescents ______________________________________________________________________ This e-mail has been scanned by McAfee Managed Email Content Service. To report any issues regarding e-mail SPAM ONLY, please call the Helpdesk at 718-283-MIS1________________________________________________

Your input and feedback is welcomed. Child physical abuse remains a persistent national problem. Even when there is suspicion of abuse, physicians’ under-report far too often. The CARES study, a nationwide study examine clinicians' experience with reporting suspected child abuse, and noted that clinicians did not report about a quarter of injuries considered likely or very likely caused by child abuse and about three quarters of injuries considered possibly caused by child abuse. Implicit bias may explain these findings. Drs. Rojas, Laraque, Walker-Descartes and others have developed an educational self-assessment tool to examine the accuracy and racial biases in identifying and reporting suspected child abuse. This effort is funded by the Maimonides Research Foundation. The tool consist of nine, short, child injury vignettes, that the user rates the likelihood of abuse and whether the case should be reported. After completing the vignettes, the user’s ratings are compared with five child abuse experts who rated the same vignettes. The information we obtain from your responses will be analyzed and incorporated into a separate NIH funded child abuse reporting educational tool. The link below will connect you to the tool. We are particularly targeting pediatricians, but the tool can apply to any provider who works with children. It takes less than 10 minutes to complete. No identifying information will be obtained. We truly appreciate your participation. http://www.maimonidesmed.org/pedsrecognition This current research project is funded by the Maimonides Research Foundation and has been reviewed by the Maimonides IRB as Exempt because it is an educational intervention. You can submit your feedback on the tool anonymously through the link provided within the tool Or just email me directly. MARY ROJAS, PhD. Director of Pediatric Research Department of Pediatrics of the Infants and Children's Hospital Associate Director of Health Services Research Maimonides Medical Center 977 48th Street, 2nd Floor Brooklyn, NY 11219 (718) 283-7107 (phone), (718) 283-7005 (fax), Mrojas2maimonidesmed.org OUR MISSION: WE CARE. To improve the health and Well-being of children through Excellence in family-centered Care, Advocacy, Research and Education OUR VISION: BEST CARE. To BE the Children’S Hospital That patients, families, health professionals and community leaders choose for the CARE of children and adolescents ______________________________________________________________________ This e-mail has been scanned by McAfee Managed Email Content Service. To report any issues regarding e-mail SPAM ONLY, please call the Helpdesk at 718-283-MIS1________________________________________________