Wed Jan 24 2018

Category: Physical / Sexual / Mental Abuse

Counseling Teens Who Have Been Assaulted

Posted in Parenting & Pregnancy, Physical / Sexual / Mental Abuse, Teen Health

When teenagers who come in to the emergency department because they’ve been assaulted receive one-on-one mentoring about how to safely avoid conflict and diffuse threats, they’re much less likely to be assaulted and require medical attention again than teens who aren’t counseled, a Johns Hopkins study led by Tina Cheng, chair of pediatrics, concludes

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