Year 2020, Volume 33 , Issue 2, Pages 48 - 53 2020-05-31

The impact of child abuse and neglect training on knowledge and awareness in university students

Husniye ALTAN [1] , Figen SAHIN DAGLI [2] , Isil Irem BUDAKOGLU [3]


Objective: Child abuse and neglect are considered public health issues by authorities such as the World Health Organization (WHO).
This study evaluated the effectiveness of the trainings given to university students.
Materials and Methods: In this study, we trained university students at Gazi University who are likely to deal with child abuse cases
after graduation. By developing two scales, Child Abuse and Neglect Awareness Scale (CANA-S) and Child Abuse and Neglect
Knowledge Test (CANK-T), to assess students’ knowledge and awareness levels regarding child abuse and neglect, we evaluated the
training’s impact.
Results: We assessed the knowledge and awareness levels of 43 students before and after training by using our scales, The knowledge
level has improved significantly in all groups regardless of age, sex, and department. Similarly, the awareness level has also risen
significantly, except regarding the physical abuse subscale.
Conclusion: Overall awareness after education was significant among students from the health and social sciences departments. Total
awareness scores did not increase significantly among law students. Measuring and disseminating the effectiveness of these trainings
through proper prevention programs will be effective in reducing child abuse in the future.
Awareness, Child abuse and neglect, Training program for university students, Knowledge, Scale
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Primary Language en
Subjects Medicine
Journal Section Original Research
Authors

Author: Husniye ALTAN (Primary Author)
Institution: Liv Hospital
Country: Turkey


Author: Figen SAHIN DAGLI
Institution: Gazı University
Country: Turkey


Author: Isil Irem BUDAKOGLU
Institution: Gazı University
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : May 31, 2020

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APA Altan, H , Sahın Daglı, F , Budakoglu, I . (2020). The impact of child abuse and neglect training on knowledge and awareness in university students. Marmara Medical Journal , 33 (2) , 48-53 . DOI: 10.5472/marumj.738395
MLA Altan, H , Sahın Daglı, F , Budakoglu, I . "The impact of child abuse and neglect training on knowledge and awareness in university students". Marmara Medical Journal 33 (2020 ): 48-53 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/marumj/issue/54613/738395>
Chicago Altan, H , Sahın Daglı, F , Budakoglu, I . "The impact of child abuse and neglect training on knowledge and awareness in university students". Marmara Medical Journal 33 (2020 ): 48-53
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ISNAD Altan, Husniye , Sahın Daglı, Figen , Budakoglu, Isil Irem . "The impact of child abuse and neglect training on knowledge and awareness in university students". Marmara Medical Journal 33 / 2 (May 2020): 48-53 . https://doi.org/10.5472/marumj.738395
AMA Altan H , Sahın Daglı F , Budakoglu I . The impact of child abuse and neglect training on knowledge and awareness in university students. Marmara Med J. 2020; 33(2): 48-53.
Vancouver Altan H , Sahın Daglı F , Budakoglu I . The impact of child abuse and neglect training on knowledge and awareness in university students. Marmara Medical Journal. 2020; 33(2): 53-48.