H Dubowitz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The SEEK model of pediatric primary care: can child maltreatment be prevented in a low-risk population?
    Howard Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, 21201, USA
    Acad Pediatr 12:259-68. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint The involvement of low-income African American fathers in their children's lives, and the barriers they face
    Howard Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 4:505-8. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Screening for depression in an urban pediatric primary care clinic
    Howard Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 520 W Lombard St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 119:435-43. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Physical abuse and neglect of children
    Howard Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Lancet 369:1891-9. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Screening for intimate partner violence in a pediatric primary care clinic
    Howard Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 520 W Lombard St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e85-91. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Child neglect: outcomes in high-risk urban preschoolers
    Howard Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 109:1100-7. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Measurement of three major subtypes of child neglect
    Howard Dubowitz
    University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA
    Child Maltreat 9:344-56. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Pediatric primary care to help prevent child maltreatment: the Safe Environment for Every Kid (SEEK) Model
    Howard Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 520 W Lombard St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 123:858-64. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Tackling child neglect: a role for pediatricians
    Howard Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 520 W Lombard Street, 1st Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 56:363-78. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Father involvement and children's functioning at age 6 years: a multisite study
    H Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Child Maltreat 6:300-9. 2001

Detail Information

Publications51

  1. doi request reprint The SEEK model of pediatric primary care: can child maltreatment be prevented in a low-risk population?
    Howard Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, 21201, USA
    Acad Pediatr 12:259-68. 2012
    ..To examine the effectiveness of the Safe Environment for Every Kid (SEEK) model of enhanced pediatric primary care to help reduce child maltreatment in a relatively low-risk population...
  2. ncbi request reprint The involvement of low-income African American fathers in their children's lives, and the barriers they face
    Howard Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 4:505-8. 2004
    ..To examine the involvement of fathers in the lives of low-income African American 8-year-old children, and the barriers they face...
  3. ncbi request reprint Screening for depression in an urban pediatric primary care clinic
    Howard Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 520 W Lombard St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 119:435-43. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Physical abuse and neglect of children
    Howard Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Lancet 369:1891-9. 2007
    ..Suspected cases of child abuse should be well documented and reported to the appropriate public agency which should assess the situation and help to protect the child...
  5. doi request reprint Screening for intimate partner violence in a pediatric primary care clinic
    Howard Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 520 W Lombard St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e85-91. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Child neglect: outcomes in high-risk urban preschoolers
    Howard Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 109:1100-7. 2002
    ..There is a need to consider the impact of specific subtypes of neglect on children's functioning. In addition, there is interest in examining the cumulative effect of experiencing >1 subtype of neglect...
  7. ncbi request reprint Measurement of three major subtypes of child neglect
    Howard Dubowitz
    University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA
    Child Maltreat 9:344-56. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that considering the subtypes of neglect may enhance our understanding of neglect and lead to interventions tailored to families' specific needs...
  8. doi request reprint Pediatric primary care to help prevent child maltreatment: the Safe Environment for Every Kid (SEEK) Model
    Howard Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 520 W Lombard St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 123:858-64. 2009
    ..Effective strategies for preventing child maltreatment are needed. Few primary care-based programs have been developed, and most have not been well evaluated...
  9. doi request reprint Tackling child neglect: a role for pediatricians
    Howard Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 520 W Lombard Street, 1st Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 56:363-78. 2009
    ..Next presented are principles for assessing and addressing neglect and suggestions for prevention and advocacy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Father involvement and children's functioning at age 6 years: a multisite study
    H Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Child Maltreat 6:300-9. 2001
    ..Priorities for future research include clarifying what motivates fathers to be positively involved in their children's lives and finding strategies to achieve this...
  11. ncbi request reprint Type and timing of mothers' victimization: effects on mothers and children
    H Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 107:728-35. 2001
    ..The effects of both timing and type of victimization are assessed. A related objective was to determine if there was a cumulative risk effect produced by victimization during both childhood and adulthood, or both physical and sexual...
  12. pmc The safe environment for every kid model: impact on pediatric primary care professionals
    Howard Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 520 W Lombard St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 127:e962-70. 2011
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  13. ncbi request reprint Examination of a conceptual model of child neglect
    Howard Dubowitz
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Child Maltreat 10:173-89. 2005
    ..The approach of conceptualizing neglect in terms of unmet child needs, developing a measurement model to define latent neglect constructs, and relating these constructs to subsequent adjustment can build our understanding of neglect...
  14. ncbi request reprint African American fathers in low income, urban families: development, behavior, and home environment of their three-year-old children
    M M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Child Dev 70:967-78. 1999
    ..These findings support ecological theories linking paternal involvement with children's well-being and argue for the institution of family-oriented policies that promote positive father involvement...
  15. doi request reprint Adverse childhood exposures and reported child health at age 12
    Emalee G Flaherty
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Box 16, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Acad Pediatr 9:150-6. 2009
    ..The relationship between adverse childhood exposures and poor health, illness, and somatic complaints at age 12 was examined...
  16. ncbi request reprint Fathers and child neglect
    H Dubowitz
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore 21291, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 154:135-41. 2000
    ..To examine the association between father involvement and child neglect...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effect of early childhood adversity on child health
    Emalee G Flaherty
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:1232-8. 2006
    ..To examine the effect of child abuse and other household dysfunction on child health outcomes...
  18. doi request reprint Child and adult victimization: sequelae for female caregivers of high-risk children
    Cindy E Weisbart
    University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Child Maltreat 13:235-44. 2008
    ..Clinicians should carefully assess lifetime experiences of victimization; approaches to such assessment should be refined through further research...
  19. ncbi request reprint Behavior and development of preschool children born to adolescent mothers: risk and 3-generation households
    Maureen M Black
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 109:573-80. 2002
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  20. ncbi request reprint Screening for parental substance abuse in pediatric primary care
    Wendy G Lane
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 7:458-62. 2007
    ..Although screening in the pediatric office is recommended, few screening measures have been evaluated for use in this setting. We sought to validate a 2-question screening tool for parental substance abuse...
  21. ncbi request reprint Behavior problems among preschool children born to adolescent mothers: effects of maternal depression and perceptions of partner relationships
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 655 W Lombard Street, Suite 311, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 31:16-26. 2002
    ..Programs for adolescent mothers should provide screening and treatment for depressive symptoms and help partners negotiate caregiving roles and mutually satisfying relationships...
  22. ncbi request reprint Child sexual abuse evaluations: adherence to recommendations
    Wendy G Lane
    Department of Pediatrics and Primary Care, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 660 West Redwood Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Child Sex Abus 11:17-34. 2002
    ..In addition, recommendations need to be realistic, and professionals need to facilitate the implementation of their treatment plan...
  23. ncbi request reprint What factors affect the identification and reporting of child abuse-related fractures?
    Wendy G Lane
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 461:219-25. 2007
    ..Additional training in identifying abuse-related long-bone fractures appears necessary. Orthopaedists should consider the potential for bias when assessing children with fractures for possible abuse...
  24. ncbi request reprint Early intervention and recovery among children with failure to thrive: follow-up at age 8
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 737 W Lombard St, Room 161, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 120:59-69. 2007
    ..We sought to examine the impact of a randomized, controlled trial of home visiting among infants with failure to thrive on growth, academic/cognitive performance, and home/classroom behavior at age 8...
  25. ncbi request reprint Healing of hymenal injuries: implications for child health care professionals
    Howard Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 119:997-9. 2007
  26. doi request reprint Sexual intercourse among adolescents maltreated before age 12: a prospective investigation
    Maureen M Black
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 124:941-9. 2009
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  27. pmc Screening for occult abdominal trauma in children with suspected physical abuse
    WENDY GWIRTZMAN LANE
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1595-602. 2009
    ..The goals were (1) to determine the prevalence of occult abdominal trauma (OAT) in a sample of children with suspected physical abuse, (2) to assess the frequency of OAT screening, and (3) to assess factors associated with screening...
  28. ncbi request reprint Family connections: a program for preventing child neglect
    Diane DePanfilis
    University of Maryland School of Social Work, Baltimore, MD 21228, USA
    Child Maltreat 10:108-23. 2005
    ..Results further reflected no advantage of the 9-month intervention for improving parenting adequacy. Further testing of the intervention with other target populations is being conducted...
  29. ncbi request reprint Preventing child neglect and physical abuse: a role for pediatricians
    Howard Dubowitz
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Rev 23:191-6. 2002
  30. doi request reprint Comparison of 3 data collection methods for gathering sensitive and less sensitive information
    Jeongeun Kim
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 8:255-60. 2008
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Defining child neglect based on child protective services data
    Howard Dubowitz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 520 W Lombard Street, 1st Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 29:493-511. 2005
    ..To compare neglect defined by Child Protective Services official codes with neglect defined by a review of CPS narrative data, and to examine the validity of the different neglect measures using children's functioning at age 8 years...
  32. doi request reprint Screening for harsh punishment in a pediatric primary care clinic
    Susan Feigelman
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 737 W Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 33:269-77. 2009
    ..To determine: (1) the prevalence of harsh punishment among parents in a pediatric clinic, and (2) the sensitivity, specificity, predictive values, and stability of a brief screening measure...
  33. doi request reprint Assessing the cost-effectiveness of Family Connections
    Diane DePanfilis
    University of Maryland School of Social Work, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 32:335-51. 2008
    ..To assess the cost-effectiveness of two alternate forms of Family Connections (FC), a child neglect prevention program, in relation to changes in risk and protective factors and improvements in child safety and behavioral outcomes...
  34. ncbi request reprint Understanding and addressing the "neglect of neglect:" digging into the molehill
    Howard Dubowitz
    Division of Child Protection, Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 520 W Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 31:603-6. 2007
  35. ncbi request reprint Failure to thrive
    Scott D Krugman
    Department of Pediatrics, Franklin Square Hospital Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21237, USA
    Am Fam Physician 68:879-84. 2003
    ..A multidisciplinary approach is recommended when failure to thrive persists despite intervention or when it is severe...
  36. ncbi request reprint Child abuse and neglect
    W Lane
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Scand J Surg 100:264-72. 2011
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Where's Dad? A need to understand father's role in child maltreatment
    Howard Dubowitz
    Division of Child Protection, Center for Families, Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 520 W Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 30:461-5. 2006
  38. ncbi request reprint Defining maltreatment according to substantiation: distinction without a difference?
    Jon M Hussey
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, CB 7445, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7445, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 29:479-92. 2005
    ..To examine whether children with substantiated maltreatment reports between 4 and 8 years of age differ from children with unsubstantiated reports on any of 10 behavioral and developmental outcomes...
  39. ncbi request reprint Measuring the severity of child maltreatment
    Alan J Litrownik
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University and SDSU UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 29:553-73. 2005
    ..The purpose was to identify different operational definitions of maltreatment severity, and then to examine their predictive validity...
  40. ncbi request reprint Maltreatment's wake: the relationship of maltreatment dimensions to child outcomes
    Diana J English
    The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, Office of Children s Administration Research, 4045 Delridge Way SW, Suite 400, N17 2, Seattle, WA 98106, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 29:597-619. 2005
    ..The aim of this exploratory study was to examine the extent to which, in combination, the best constructions of basic dimensions of maltreatment, identified in other papers from LONGSCAN, predict child outcomes...
  41. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal investigation of the relationship among maternal victimization, depressive symptoms, social support, and children's behavior and development
    Catherine Koverola
    University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK, USA
    J Interpers Violence 20:1523-46. 2005
    ..The effects of maternal depressive symptoms on externalizing behavior problems, socialization, and anger are mediated by maternal social support. Clinical implications of findings are discussed...
  42. ncbi request reprint The neglect scale: confirmatory factor analyses in a low-income sample
    Donna Harrington
    Ruth H Young Child Welfare Center, University of Maryland School of Social Work, USA
    Child Maltreat 7:359-68. 2002
    ..Additional analyses identified a model that did fit the data well and suggest that the Neglect Scale is a promising self-report measure...
  43. doi request reprint Importance of early neglect for childhood aggression
    Jonathan B Kotch
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7445, USA
    Pediatrics 121:725-31. 2008
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  44. doi request reprint Concordance between adolescent reports of childhood abuse and Child Protective Service determinations in an at-risk sample of young adolescents
    Mark D Everson
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Child Maltreat 13:14-26. 2008
    ..The implications of these findings are discussed for validity of adolescent self-reports of childhood abuse and for the ongoing debate about disclosure patterns among victims of child sexual abuse...
  45. ncbi request reprint Reporting participants in research studies to Child Protective Services: limited risk to attrition
    Elizabeth Dawes Knight
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill s Injury Prevention Research Center, USA
    Child Maltreat 11:257-62. 2006
    ..There was an overall retention rate of 93% across a minimum of three interview waves in this sample. Reporting research participants to CPS may have little impact on attrition...
  46. ncbi request reprint Parents' and teachers' concordance with children's self-ratings of suicidality: findings from a high-risk sample
    Richard Thompson
    Juvenile Protective Association, Chicago, IL 60622, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 36:167-81. 2006
    ..For children reporting suicidality, care-giver-child agreement was associated with perceptions of child mental health needs, aggression, and somatic complaints, and teacher-child agreement was associated with thought problems...
  47. ncbi request reprint Failure to thrive as distinct from child neglect
    Maureen M Black
    Pediatrics 117:1456-8; author reply 1458-9. 2006
  48. ncbi request reprint Report of the 1997 Child Abuse Physician Leadership Conference
    Lawrence R Ricci
    Spurwink Child Abuse Program, Portland, Maine, USA
    Child Maltreat 7:166-9. 2002
  49. ncbi request reprint Describing maltreatment: do child protective service reports and research definitions agree?
    Desmond K Runyan
    Department of Social Medicine, Campus Box 7240, The University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7240, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 29:461-77. 2005
    ..We contrast the two coding systems and the CPS classification, in their ability to predict subsequent difficulties in the psychological functioning of maltreated children at age 8...
  50. ncbi request reprint Suicidal ideation among 8-year-olds who are maltreated and at risk: findings from the LONGSCAN studies
    Richard Thompson
    Juvenile Protective Association, USA
    Child Maltreat 10:26-36. 2005
    ..There were few interactions between maltreatment and other factors to predict suicidal ideation. Children who are maltreated and those exposed to community and domestic violence are at increased risk of suicidal ideation, even by age 8...
  51. ncbi request reprint Medical neglect: a child-focused view
    Howard Dubowitz
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:297-8. 2002