Information About Child Abuse & Prevention

Child Abuse and Neglect:
Definitions, Risk Factors, Incidence, Costs, and Prevention

Definition of Child Abuse and Neglect

Risk Factors for Child Abuse and Neglect

For the Family

For the Parent/Caregiver

For the Community

For the Child

Protective Factors for Child Abuse and Neglect

For the Family

For the Community

For further information, click here: Preventing Child Maltreatment and Promoting Well-Being

Cost of Child Abuse

Long-term Impact of Child Abuse

Investing in Prevention

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