Collaboration Urged at Mohawks’ Child Safe Summit
If people do not think about child abuse, they will not detect child abuse.
That was the primary message of Dr. Karyn Patno, a pediatrician and founder of the ChildSafe Program at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, Vermont. Dr. Patno’s recent collaboration with the St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Police on a case of suspected child abuse was the impetus for the Tribe’s first-ever Child Safe Summit, a large collective effort held this month to educate service providers and community partners on specialized resources for abuse.
Read more about the Child Safe Summit at the Indian Country Today website.