The Child Advocacy Team in child abuse and neglect matters
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The Child Advocacy Team is a means of counteracting the fragmentation and lack of continuity of professional and volunteer services for children and their families in child abuse and neglect cases. The experience of the University of Wisconsin Child Advocacy Service is used to illustrate the formation, operation, and efficacy of the Child Advocacy Team.
Key WordsChild Abuse Child Neglect Interdisciplinary Collaboration Child Advocacy
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