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Evaluating Human Trafficking In-Clinic

Seattle Children’s provides a detailed clinical pathway and resource guide for evaluating human trafficking in-clinic. See the Guidelines for Human Trafficking Evaluation developed by the Seattle Children’s Trafficking Work Group, Adolescent Medicine and community experts. Read full post »

Child Abuse During COVID-19

In May, Seattle Children’s held a workshop for providers on the incidence of child abuse during COVID-19 and harm reduction strategies. View the video recording of the workshop, “Abuse at Home: Harm Reduction Strategies During the Covid-19 Pandemic.”

Training goals for the workshop included:

  • Intimate partner violence and child abuse projections, risk factors and resource utilization during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Potential consequences of physical distancing and quarantine across populations
  • Harm reduction strategies to use in the home
  • Community resources for people experiencing abuse or violence in the home

Anti-Racism Resources for Healthcare Professionals

The Center for Diversity and Health Equity at Seattle Children’s provides education and informational materials on its website to help healthcare professionals combat racism and promote equity in healthcare. The website currently offers:

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Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate: Critical Elements of Care Guide now Available

Seattle Children’s partnered with the Washington State Department of Health to create the new Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate: Critical Elements of Care guide.

To learn more, check out these additional resources:

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Changes to PEARL Clinic Referrals

The Seattle Children’s Program to Enhance Attention, Regulation and Learning (PEARL) for ADHD is now accepting limited patients. Our demand continues to exceed supply and as our community partners we want to inform you of changes to our referral process.

Moving forward, all referrals to the PEARL clinic need to include a Vanderbilt Assessment completed within the last 3 months by both the patient’s caregiver and teacher along with the top three reasons for referral. Our goal is to see your patients within 4 months of referral to provide specialized evaluation and treatment services.

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