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Community and Environmental Factors
Poverty and unemployment, social isolation, and community characteristics are environmental factors that can contribute to an increased risk of child maltreatment.
What Factors Contribute to Child Abuse and Neglect?
Children's Bureau (HHS) User Manual Series (2003)
In A Coordinated Response to Child Abuse and Neglect: The Foundation for Practice
Presents parent, child, family, and environmental risk and protective factors.