Article type: Original Research

PUBLISHED 1 September 1977

Volume 2 Issue 4

Non-Accidental Injury to Children: A Possible Treatment Program

Dennis Ford, Carol Dawson

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While a great deal of effort has been directed toward the diagnosis of the battered child syndrome, perhaps Australia should direct the majority of its effort and money toward the implementation and evaluation of treatment programmes. It is proposed that the more effective treatment programme is based in the home of the family with initial daily home visits by the therapist to implement and teach proven techniques.

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