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NCJ Number: 119476 Find in a Library
Title: Child Abuse and Neglect: A Shared Community Concern
Corporate Author: US Dept of Health and Human Services
Office of Child Abuse and Neglect
Admin for Children and Families
United State

US Dept of Health and Human Services
Admin for Children and Families
United States of America
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 31
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
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Document: PDF
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This pamphlet deals with different aspects of child abuse and neglect; their prevention and possible intervention strategies.
Abstract: Child abuse and neglect are described in four types: physical abuse, child neglect, sexual abuse, and mental injury. Reasons for the increase in incidence of child abuse are illustrated, and case histories of abused children are discussed. In addition to government support efforts, there are private community agencies that offer help. The National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect (NCCAN) has provided funds to support prevention programs and also conducts research into the causes, prevention, and treatment of child abuse. Reporting procedures and location of protection agencies in different States are listed. 27 references.
Main Term(s): Child abuse causes
Index Term(s): Child abuse reporting; Community involvement; National Center on Child Abuse Neglect
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