Detecting Child Abuse and Neglect
Children’s Protective Services Clermont County Ohio
Provides physical and behavioral indicators of physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment, and neglect as well as common characteristics of adults who abuse children.
Indicators of Child Abuse/Neglect
New Jersey Department of Children and Families
Lists physical and behavioral indicators of child physical abuse, physical neglect, sexual abuse, and emotional maltreatment. The information is presented in both English and Spanish.
Recognition and Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect [Video]
Indiana Department of Child Services (2014)
Provides definitions and physical and behavioral indicators of abuse and neglect in children as well as information on how to report suspected child maltreatment.
Recognizing Abuse and Neglect
Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance
Provides indicators of physical, sexual, psychological abuse, and neglect in the child and parent or caregiver.
Recognizing Abuse or Neglect
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS)
Provides DFPS definitions of physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, trafficking, and neglect. The webpage offers additional information on Recognizing Abuse and Neglect to Recognize the Signs of Child Abuse.
Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect
Children’s Trust of South Carolina
Provides signs exhibited by the caregiver and the child in cases of physical abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect.
Warning Signs for Child Abuse or Neglect
Massachusetts Department of Social Services
Describes physical and behavioral indicators and warning signs of child abuse and neglect.