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CAC-The Medical Clinic
About the Clinic:The Medical Clinic at the Plymouth County Children´s Advocacy Center conducts medical examinations of children who may have been sexually abused. Pediatric-SANE (sexual assault nurse examiner) Nurses, who are nurse practitioners trained in recognizing the signs of child abuse, conduct the medical exams. The SANE Nurse collects evidence and documents findings using specialized cameras called med-scopes.
After the exam, the SANE Nurse works closely with the police, the Department of Children and Families, prosecutors, and Victim Witness Advocates to quickly share the results of the medical exam and ensure the child´s safety from further harm. The nurse also performs general physical exams of the children to check for other health problems that may be unrelated to the abuse.
The Medical Clinic provides the following services:
Plymouth County District Attorney´s Office
32 Belmont Street
Brockton, MA 02301