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Acts of Omission: An Overview of Child Neglect
Series: Bulletins for Professionals|
Child Welfare Information Gateway |
|Year Published: 2012|
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This bulletin for child welfare professionals addresses the scope of the problem of child neglect as well as its consequences, reviews definitions and strategies for assessing neglect, presents lessons learned about prevention and intervention, and suggests sources of training and informational support. Strategies for addressing neglect, beginning with prevention, are included.
Table of ContentsIntroduction
Scope of the Problem
Investigation and Assessment
Prevention and Intervention
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Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2012). Acts of omission: An overview of child neglect. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Bureau.
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