Protecting Children in Substance-Abusing Families
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Kropenske, V., Howard, J., Breitenbach, C., Dembo, R.|
|Year Published: 1994|
Attachment I: SCAN (Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect) Team Consultation
When child abuse or neglect is suspected, hospital personnel should immediately contact the SCAN Team consultant.
During business hours, the SCAN Team coordinator can be reached at_____________ (insert telephone #) for consultation. For consultation after hours, on weekends, or holidays, hospital personnel should contact the SCAN Team on-call consultant through the hospital page operator_____________ (insert telephone #).
The SCAN Team on-call consultant assists in the determination of suspected child abuse or neglect and provides guidance with reporting steps when indicated. The on-call consultant may also suggest case management options.
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