Flashcards in W14_05 street youth advocacy Deck (7)
define social accountability for med schools
the obligation to direct education, research, and service activities towards addressing the priority health concerns of the community that they serve
define social responsiveness
a complementary capability by which a med school responds to societal needs and acts proactively to meet those needs
what are some typical themes of the needs of street youth, in their interactions with health care providers?
avoid stereotypical thought;
take time to listen;
explain what you do;
develop youth friendly sites
note: eye contact with street youth is not always the best - take signs from what they do and change approach accordingly
note: in canada, there's no legally defined age at which an adolescent can consent to treatment
ok. We instead recognize the "mature minor"
when is a physician ethically and legally responsible to report?
concern regarding homicide;
concern regarding suicide;
physical or sexual abuse of a child under 16