History has shown that financial stress increases rates of child abuse. As millions lost their jobs in 2020, experts feared for the worst. This week on RHJ – two medical experts who specialize in studying and uncovering child abuse discuss the contradicting evidence of how the pandemic affected rates of child maltreatment.
- Dr. Robert Sege, Director of the Center for Community-Engaged Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Child Abuse Pediatrician, Tufts Medical Children’s Hospital
- Ashley Rapp, Epidemiologist, Henry Ford Health System