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Child abuse


Child abuse or child maltreatment is physical, sexual, or psychological mistreatment or neglect of a child or children, especially by a parent or other caregiver.

Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention|Violence Prevention|Injury ...


May 25, 2016 ... Child maltreatment includes all types of abuse and neglect of a child under the age of 18 by a parent, caregiver, or another person in a ...

Child Maltreatment


Child Maltreatment (CM), published quarterly, is the official journal of APSAC, the nation's largest interdisciplinary child maltreatment professional organization.

Child Maltreatment | Children's Bureau | Administration for Children ...


The Children's Bureau develops the annual Child Maltreatment reports, which include data provided by the states to the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data  ...

Overview of Child Maltreatment - Pediatrics - Merck Manuals ...


Child maltreatment is behavior toward a child that is outside the norms of conduct and entails substantial risk of causing physical or emotional harm. Four types ...

Child Abuse Statistics - Childhelp


It's a widespread war against our children that we have the power to stop, and understanding the issue is the first step. Just how bad is the issue of child abuse in ...

Children Exposed to Violence - National Institute of Justice


May 23, 2016 ... The goal of our activities related to children exposed to violence is to ... peers, domestic violence, child maltreatment and community violence.

Child Maltreatment | Child Trends


The rate of substantiated child maltreatment, as of 2013, has shown modest declines in the past six years, and is at a level lower than at any time since 1990.

Definitions of Child Abuse and Neglect in Federal Law - Child ...


Federal legislation provides guidance to States by identifying a minimum set of acts or behaviors that define child abuse and neglect.

Child Abuse and Neglect-Topic Overview - WebMD


What is child maltreatment?Child maltreatment is any intentional harm to a child. Child maltreatment includes neglect and abuse.Neglect is when parents or ...

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WHO | Child maltreatment


WHO fact sheet on child maltreatment providing key facts and information on the scope of the problem, consequences, prevention and WHO response.

Child Maltreatment 2014 | Children's Bureau | Administration for ...


Jan 25, 2016 ... This report presents national data about child abuse and neglect known to child protective services agencies in the United States during federal ...

Child Maltreatment 2013 - Administration for Children and Families


Child Maltreatment. 2013. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Administration for Children and Families. Administration on Children, Youth and ...