Solving Healthcare with Dr. Kwadwo Kyeremanteng

COVID-19: Impact on Child Maltreatment, with Dr. Michelle Ward

Episode Summary

This is a must-listen. In our incredibly informative discussion with child and youth protection physician, Dr. Michelle Ward, we discuss: - The prevalence of child abuse is higher than people think. - During COVID, calls to child protective services are down likely because teachers and coaches are not in position to report cases. - Calls to Kids Helpline has increased significantly. - COVID has been especially difficult for special needs families. - Solution: #the1person, be available, try to connect: For detailed show notes go to: Dr. Michelle Ward, MD FAAP FRCPC, Division Head, Child and Youth Protection, Department of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Vice President, Child and Youth Maltreatment Section, Canadian Paediatric Society. ❖ Solving Healthcare Podcast Website: ❖ Solving Healthcare Apple Podcasts: ❖ Check us out on iTunes: “Solving Healthcare with Dr. Kwadwo Kyeremanteng” Today show is sponsored by BetterHelp is the largest online counselling platform worldwide. They change the way people get help with facing life's challenges by providing convenient, discreet and affordable access to a licensed therapist. BetterHelp makes professional counselling available anytime, anywhere, through a computer, tablet or smartphone. Sign up today: and use Discount code “solvinghealthcare" Sign up with Audible today and receive a free month of service:

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