Final Recommendation Statement: Interventions to Prevent Child Maltreatment

March 19, 2024 – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final recommendation statement on primary care interventions to prevent child maltreatment. The Task Force determined that more research is needed on interventions in the primary care setting to prevent child maltreatment before it occurs and is urgently calling for more research. To view the recommendation, the evidence on which it is based, and a summary for clinicians, please go here. The final recommendation statement can also be found in the March 19 online issue of JAMA.