ED Pathway for Evaluation/Treatment of Children with Sexual Abuse Concerns

DHS Report by Social Work

Perpetrator has a caretaker role

Concern for child’s safety

Any other psychosocial concerns

NOTE:
If our threshold to make a report to DHS is not met, you can advise the parents to make a report on their own. This is often helpful with cases involving young children where the history is not given to the ED team directly.