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NCJ Number: 156972 Find in a Library
Title: Child Neglect Resource Packet
Corporate Author: National Resource Ctr on Child Abuse and Neglect
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 101
Sponsoring Agency: National Resource Ctr on Child Abuse and Neglect
Englewood, CO 80112
Sale Source: National Resource Ctr on Child Abuse and Neglect
63 Inverness Drive East
Englewood, CO 80112
United States of America
Type: Collected Work
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This compilation of materials focuses on the extent of child abuse and neglect in the United States; over 2.9 million children were reported for maltreatment in 1992 and 992,617 of these cases were substantiated.
Abstract: The materials include an information sheet that defines child neglect, an article that places chronic child neglect in perspective, a brochure containing guidelines to help schools protect abused and neglected children, an article on fatal child neglect, and articles on how to protect children. The materials also include a brochure describing goals of the National Resource Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, an article on understanding the medical diagnosis of maltreatment, a review of journal articles on child neglect dated between 1988 and 1991, and a bibliography of articles on child abuse and neglect dated 1992 or 1993.
Main Term(s): Juvenile victims
Index Term(s): Abused children; Child abuse; Child fatalities; Child protection services; Child victims; Juvenile dependency and neglect
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