Social Pediatrics

ROYAL COLLEGE OBJECTIVES: SOCIAL PEDIATRICS
  1. Adverse Childhood Events (ACEs) in parents or children and their impact on health and development
  2. Child protection
    • Social factors placing children at risk
    • Impact of violence and maltreatment on health
    • Laws relating to child protection, including professional requirements such as mandatory reporting
    • Sentinel clinical findings suggesting child maltreatment
    • Conditions
        • Abusive head trauma
        • Emotional abuse and neglect
        • Physical abuse
        • Sexual abuse
  3. Environmental issues and health
  4. Impact of poverty and food and housing insecurity on health outcomes in children
  5. Issues arising with children in care
  6. Issues related to international adoptions
USEFUL WEBSITES
  1. Canadian Pediatric Society
LECTURE NOTES AND REVIEW ARTICLES

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Last updated 22 October 2021.