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The Risk and Prevention of Maltreatment of Children with Disabilities
Series: Bulletins for Professionals|
Child Welfare Information Gateway |
|Year Published: 2012|
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This bulletin for child welfare professionals describes child abuse and neglect of children with disabilities in terms of the scope of the problem, risk factors, and strategies for prevention. The background section looks at statistics and research and highlights what might be happening with families that come into the child welfare system. The second section offers tips to identify and assess abuse and neglect in children with disabilities, respond collaboratively, and locate training resources.
Table of ContentsIntroduction
Background and Research
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Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2012). The risk and prevention of maltreatment of children with disabilities. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Bureau.
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