Alberta Health Services

Calgary Zone - Child Abuse Services


Description
A multidisciplinary, specialized service that provides therapeutic and medical services to children who have experienced physical / sexual abuse and/or neglect.

In order to enhance bio-psycho-social health and well-being, the Child Abuse Services (CAS) has two streams:

Therapy Stream (Child Abuse Service):

  • assesses the impact of abuse and neglect on the referred child
  • provides therapeutic intervention to children and their caregivers to address emotional, behavioural and relational challenges associated with the abuse and neglect

Medical Stream (Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Team - SCAN):

A healthcare team that offers care to children who have been or are at risk for physical, sexual, or extreme neglect. The services that may be provided include:

  • consults
  • healthcare team assessment of the child who has been abused
  • phone consults with other healthcare providers (regarding abuse or suspected abuse)
  • referrals to other healthcare providers or agencies (as needed)
  • education to healthcare providers about child abuse
  • community child abuse prevention activities (e.g., resource development and distribution)
Key Provider: Pediatric Child Abuse physicians
Eligibility
Yes, Children from birth to 17 years
Application Process
Service Access: Professional Referral Required, Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: N/A,
Telephone
403-428-5320
Fax
403-428-5379
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services - Telephone translation support
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: N/AMembership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: Yes - Barrier free facility. Pay parking available.
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
October 27, 2021
Address
3820 24 Avenue NW
Calgary, AB, T3B 2X9
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM