Child Abuse and Neglect

Child abuse includes all forms of physical and emotional mistreatment, sexual abuse, and neglect of a child’s basic needs, which results in actual or potential harm to a child’s physical, mental, and emotional health. Exploitation of children is also a form of abuse and includes trafficking for sexual or economic purposes, and recruitment of children into armed forces.

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Nadine Lanctôt - Child & Family Social Work,

The purpose of the study was to evaluate the associations between child maltreatment, cognitive schemas of disconnection/rejection reported in emerging adulthood, and social support perceived in emerging adulthood among young women who have exited placements in residential care.

David Royse and Austin Griffiths,

This book prepares future child welfare professionals to tackle the complex and challenging work associated with responding to child maltreatment.

Heather J. Risser, Kimberly Svevo-Cianci, Elba Jung Karim, Alexandra E. Morford - International Journal on Child Maltreatment: Research, Policy and Practice,

The authors of this study propose a strategy that increases system collaboration, leverages existing infrastructure, and adopts multi-source funding models that invest in prevention services to inoculate society against child abuse and neglect (CAN).

Mark Wade, Charles H. Zeanah, Nathan A. Fox, Florin Tibu, Laura E. Ciolan, Charles A. Nelson - Nature Communications,

The current study uses data from a longitudinal randomized controlled trial to examine whether severe early neglect among children reared in institutions increases vulnerability to the effects of later stressful life events on externalizing problems in adolescence, and whether social enrichment in the form of high-quality foster care buffers this risk.

Better Care Network,

This country care review includes the care related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child and the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Julia M. Kobulsky, Howard Dubowitz, Yanfeng Xu - Child Abuse & Neglect,

This analysis assessed the current state of child neglect through much of the world, including its prevalence and efforts to address it.

Julia M. Kobulsky, Howard Dubowitz, Yanfeng Xu - Child Abuse & Neglect,

This analysis assessed the current state of child neglect through much of the world, including its prevalence and efforts to address it.

Sarah Whitcombe-Dobbs, Michael Tarren-Sweeney - Developmental Child Welfare,

The present review addressed the research question What evidence is there that parenting interventions conducted with parents who maltreat their children, reduce the incidence of further child maltreatment?

Better Care Network ,

This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Nevena Vuckovic Sahovic & Precious Eriamiatoe - Child Abuse & Neglect,

The objective of this article is to provide evidence of the positive impact of the CRC on the right to a remedy for child victims of violence in selected African states, while highlighting existing gaps.