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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 is a serious problem that can have lasting harmful effects on victims. The goal for child maltreatment prevention is ...

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  ...

What Is Child Abuse and Neglect? - Child Welfare Information ...


for State laws on child maltreatment by identifying a minimum set of acts or behaviors that define child abuse and neglect. The Federal Child Abuse Prevention.

Preventing Child Abuse & Neglect - Child Welfare Information ...


Resources on child abuse prevention, protecting children from risk of abuse, and strengthening families. Includes information on supporting families, protective ...

Child Abuse: MedlinePlus


Child abuse is doing something or failing to do something that results in harm to a child or puts a child at risk of harm. Child abuse can be physical, sexual or ...

Children Exposed to Violence - National Institute of Justice


Jun 30, 2016 ... The Compendium of Research on Children Exposed To Violence, ... by 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.

Child Abuse - Safe Horizon


Here are some common signs that a child may have experienced abuse. ... Call the New York State Central Register of Child Abuse & Maltreatment 1-800-342- ...

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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 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 ...

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 ...