How is child and spouse abuse and neglect handled in the Navy?

There could be dozens of reasons why a child or a spouse may be abused or neglected and this requires a careful look at the patient’s history and a physical examination by a medical provider to rule out any potential psychological and physical injuries.

This is where the policies and guidelines established by the Navy family Advocacy Program must be followed.

Where to find more information about child or spouse abuse?

You can read much more about this in SECNAVINST 1752.3 series and BUMEDINST 6320.70 series.

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