Our Services

  • Medical Evaluations (Child Physical Abuse/Child Neglect/Child Sexual Abuse)
  • Comprehensive Health Evaluation for Children (CHEC)
  • Family Life Education Center (FLEC)
  • Mental Health Services

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The Metro RDTC serves children and families in Essex County and surrounding areas by providing a vast array of specialized medical, mental health, education, and support programs to help heal the aftermath of child abuse or neglect. We support a coordinated response to the needs of children and their families by working with state agencies, health professionals, law enforcement and other organizations.

Professionals that may need to arrange consultation or evaluation related to child abuse or neglect, please call

Consultations, Court Testimony and Expert Opinions

Metro RDTC clinicians frequently testify as expert witnesses in court cases involving child abuse and neglect.

When Law Enforcement or the Division of Child Protection and Permanency or the Office of the Public defender, Division of the Law Guardian are in need of expert medical opinions related to suspected cases of child abuse and neglect, the Metro RDTC physicians may provide medical chart reviews and second opinions regarding medically complex cases.

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