Medical Examinations Project
Principal Investigator: Dr. Monica Faulkner
Sponsor: Children’s Advocacy Centers of Texas, Inc.
Purpose: To conduct a mixed methods project to examine the low rates of medical exams for child abuse victims. CACTX will administer a comprehensive review of current practices regarding child abuse medical evaluations. These data will indicate the areas for improvement in the forensic process and identify strategies to increase access to quality care for child maltreatment victims.