Offers resources on child abuse and neglect, including definitions, identification of signs and symptoms, statistics and data, risk and protective factors, perpetrators, the impact on individuals and society, and fatalities.
Links to information on training, funding, related organizations, State hotlines, and answers to frequently asked questions.
Provides definitions from Federal and State laws and addresses the differences between discipline and abuse.
Includes resources on the signs and symptoms of neglect, physical abuse, sexual abuse, and emotional abuse.
Risk Factors that Contribute to Child Abuse and Neglect
Discusses characteristics of parents or caregivers, children, families, and communities associated with increased risk of child abuse or neglect.
Identifies the characteristics of perpetrators, including those who commit certain types of abuse.
Explores how abuse and neglect affect children, adolescents, adult survivors, and society.
Addresses the occurrence of child fatalities, perpetrator characteristics, and risk factors.
For help with reporting child abuse and neglect or to speak with a counselor, contact Childhelp® at 800.422.4453.