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Child Neglect: A Guide for Prevention, Assessment and Intervention.
Office on Child Abuse and Neglect, Children's Bureau. DePanfilis, Diane.|
|Year Published: 2006|
Child protective services (CPS), a division within state and local social service agencies, is at the center of every communities' child protection efforts. In most jurisdictions, CPS is the agency mandated by law to conduct an initial assessment or investigation of reports of child abuse or neglect. CPS does not work alone. Many community professionals -- including law enforcement officers, health care providers, mental health professionals, educators, legal and court system personnel, and substitute care providers -- are involved in efforts to prevent, identify, investigate and treat child abuse and neglect. In addition, community and faith-based organizations, substance abuse treatment ...
Table of Contents
Appendix A - Glossary of Terms
Appendix C - State Telephone Numbers for Reporting Child Abuse
Appendix D - Neglect and the Child and Family Services Reviews
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