Child Abuse and Neglect
Midwest Children's Resource Center
Telephone consultation available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for child protection and law enforcement agencies, physicians, therapists, attorneys, and concerned parents.
- Medical diagnosis, psychological assessment, and treatment for children affected by physical abuse, sexual abuse, or neglect and their families.
- Training for professionals interested in expanding their knowledge and skills in medical evaluations, interviewing children, psychological assessment, and treating abused children.
- Shaken baby syndrome prevention project, a community education and public awareness program, involves training volunteers to speak at schools, correctional facilities, and other gatherings about the dangers of shaking a baby.
- First Steps volunteers work with expectant and new teen-age parents who give birth at United Hospital in St. Paul, to prevent child abuse.
Also see Find a Doctor, a searchable directory of Children's doctors, specialists, and other professionals.