Child Abuse; Child Abuse, Sexual; Child Advocacy; Pediatrics; Stress, Physiological
My areas of research and scholarly work include identifying best practices to support medical providers in the recognition and reporting of child abuse, screening for psychosocial stressors in pediatric primary care settings, and the prevention of downstream negative consequences of adverse childhood experiences.
Specialized Terms: Child Maltreatment
- Asnes, AG, Leventhal, JM. Children’s experience of IPV: time for pediatricians to take action. JAMA Pediatrics 2013 Mar; 167(3):299-300.
- Asnes, AG, Leventhal, JM. Connecting the dots in childhood and adolescent trauma. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine 2011 Jan; 165(1): 87-88.
- Schaeffer, PS Leventhal, JM & Asnes, AG. Children’s disclosures of sexual abuse: Learning from direct inquiry. Child Abuse and Neglect, 2011; 35, 343-352.