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Multidisciplinary teams and collaboration in child abuse intervention: A selected bibliography

King, D.N. and Wells, M.K. – 2011

A bibliography of resources that address cooperative efforts to deal with child abuse and neglect. Discusses the importance of collaboration between disciplines such as law enforcement, social workers, and health care professionals. Publications are arranged chronologically, starting with the most recent. Resources cover such topics as forming and evaluating multidisciplinary teams, the use of children’s advocacy centers, child forensic interviewing and medical examinations, child death review teams, police/social worker collaboration, joint investigation techniques, cultural competency, and team investigation of domestic violence and child sexual abuse. Some of the publications emphasize the importance of addressing parental substance abuse, domestic violence, and mental health issues.