Resources about the role of cultural competence in assessing and recognizing child maltreatment.
Child Protection in a Multicultural Society
In Protecting Children From Abuse and Neglect in Primary Care
Guidance for primary care practitioners about how to recognize child abuse, how to distinguish it from cultural norms, and how best to contribute to a positive outcome.
Determining Child Abuse and Neglect Across Cultures (PDF - 61 KB)
Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (2005)
Explores the assessment of child abuse and neglect in refugee families.
Race, Ethnicity and Culture: Impact on Child Neglect Assessment and Response
In The CPS Response to Child Neglect: An Administrator's Guide to Theory, Policy, Program Design and Case Practice
Cultural competency issues related to child neglect assessment and response.
A Reporting and Response Model for Culture and Child Maltreatment
Terao, Borrego, & Urquiza
Child Maltreatment, 6(2), 2001
Examines cultural discipline practices that may be challenging for practitioners to assess.