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FAQs on Child Abuse and Neglect, Child Welfare, and Foster Care

This page provides information about two ways to find answers to frequently asked questions related to child abuse and neglect, child welfare, and foster care.... Details >

Child Welfare Information Gateway

Child Abuse Information  External Link

Child abuse includes four major categories: physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, and neglect. This article provides information on child abuse, including major categories, signs of possible ... Details >

National Council on Child Abuse and Family Violence  External Link

Child Discipline  External Link

Many child development and child welfare professionals believe that spanking, hitting, or slapping is not effective and is damaging to the self-respect and self-esteem of children.... Details >

American Humane Association, Children's Division  External Link

How to Report Suspected Child Maltreatment

Also available in: Spanish 

This site offers information to anyone wishing to report suspected child abuse or neglect. Reporting abuse or neglect can protect a child and get help for a family — it may even save a child's life.... Details >

Child Welfare Information Gateway

Long-Term Consequences of Child Abuse and Neglect

Also available in: Spanish 

The impact of child abuse and neglect is far greater than its immediate, visible effects. These experiences can shape child development and have consequences that last years, even lifetimes. This docu... Details >

Child Welfare Information Gateway

Native American Children's Alliance Resources  External Link

This page provides links to resources from the Native American Children's Alliance. ... Details >

Native American Children's Alliance  External Link

Physical Consequences of Shaking an Infant or Toddler  External Link

A brief description of what happens and why when an infant or toddler is shaken violently.... Details >

National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome  External Link

Shaken Baby Syndrome Questions  External Link

Answers to commonly asked questions about shaken baby syndrome (SBS) including medical consequences, prevention and ways to get help and additional information related to SBS.... Details >

National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome  External Link

What is Child Abuse and Neglect?

The information on this web site defines the various forms of abuse that qualify as maltreatment in children. These include sexual abuse, physical abuse, child neglect, and emotional abuse.... Details >

Child Welfare Information Gateway