Author(s)Office on Child Abuse and Neglect, Children's Bureau
|This manual provides detailed information on neglect, including its definition, causes, impact, assessment, prevention and intervention strategies, and more.|
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Purpose and Overview
Chapter 2 Definition and Scope of Neglect
Chapter 3 Impact of Neglect
Chapter 4 Risk and Protective Factors.
Chapter 5 Assessment of Child Neglect
Chapter 6 Child Neglect Prevention and Intervention
Appendix A Glossary of Terms
Appendix B Resource Listings of Selected National Organizations Concerned with Child Maltreatment
Appendix C State Telephone Numbers for reporting Child Abuse
Appendix D Neglect and the Child and Family Services reviews
Suggested Citation(s): Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2006). Child neglect: A guide for prevention, assessment and intervention. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children’s Bureau.
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