This webcast focuses on definition of child sexual abuse, issues related to child sexual abuse, legal things to be taken care of in these cases, its evidence and suspects, and responsibilities of doctors for a child sexually abused. It also gives us the information on how a child distinguish between good and bad touch and how does it help them to resist. Video also explains what IMA should do for child sexual abuse cases and 10 points every doctor should know about child sexual abuse cases so that they can give proper treatment to them accordingly.
Professor and Head, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, (NIMHANS)
Dr Shekhar Seshadri is a graduate of Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi and a post-graduate in Psychiatry from National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore. He is currently the Professor and Head, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, (NIMHANS), Bangalore. Besides working with child and adolescent mental health including developmental disabilities, he is actively involved in the areas of gender and sexualities, violence/trauma and abuse, children in difficult circumstances, juvenile justice, experiential methodologies, school programs/teacher training in life skills education, Community and school mental health programmes, forum theater and qualitative research.