Establishment of interdisciplinary child protection teams in Turkey 2002-2006: Identifying the strongest link can make a difference!

Agirtan C., Akar T., Akbas S., Akdur R., Aydin C., Aytar G., ...More

CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT, vol.33, no.4, pp.247-255, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2008.12.008
  • Title of Journal : CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT
  • Page Numbers: pp.247-255


Objectives: The University of Iowa Child Protection Program collaborated with Turkish professionals to develop a training program on child abuse and neglect during 2002-2006 with the goals of increasing professional awareness and number of multidisciplinary teams (MDT), regional collaborations, and assessed cases. This paper summarizes the 5-year outcome.