Clinical management of children and adolescents experienced sexual violence

These Technical Considerations are a result of a consultative process that included the meeting and incorporation of specialized input and feedback provided by experienced providers and technical experts after the meeting. This document should be used as a guide to help medical providers better address and respond to the unique needs and rights of children who have experienced sexual violence and exploitation.

The focus of these Technical Considerations is on the delivery of clinical post-rape care services and includes information on establishing services tailored to the unique needs of children, preparing for and performing a head-to-toe physical examination of children who have experienced sexual violence and exploitation, conducting forensics evidence collection, and ensuring follow-up care and referrals for psychosocial and community support services.

Clinical Management of Children and Adolescents Who Have Experienced Sexual Violence