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Table of Contents.
1: Defining Child Maltreatment.
2: Acts of Omission: An Overview of Child Neglect.
3: Child Abuse Statistics.
4: When Children Are Exposed to Violence.
5: Child Exploitation.
6: Sibling Abuse.
8: Long-Term Effects and Consequences of Child Abuse and Neglect.
Physical and Sexual Abuse of Children.
9: Physical Abuse of Children.
10: Abusive Head Trauma.
11: Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy.
12: Shaken Baby Syndrome.
13: Sexual Abuse of Children.
15: Extraterritorial Sexual Exploitation of Children.
16: Teen Dating Abuse.
17: Statutory Rape.
Child Neglect and Emotional Abuse.
18: Child Neglect.
19: Neglect of Children's Healthcare.
20: Educational Neglect and Truancy.
21: Emotional Abuse of Children.
22: Technology and Abuse.
23: International Parental Kidnapping.
24: Childhood Maltreatment among Children with Disabilities.
25: Parental Drug Use as Child Abuse.
Adult Survivors of Child Abuse.
26: Adverse Childhood Experiences.
27: Early Life Stress and Adult Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
28: Effects of Domestic Violence on Children.
29: Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse.
30: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Adult Survivors.
31: Abuse, Trauma, and Mental Health.
32: Intergenerational Patterns of Child Maltreatment: What the Evidence Shows.
Child Abuse Preventions, Interventions, and Treatments.
33: Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect Is a Priority.
34: Preventing Child Sexual Abuse.
35: Child Maltreatment Prevention Initiatives.
36: Safe Youth, Safe Schools.
37: Prevention of Maltreatment of Children with Disabilities.
38: Infant Safe Haven Laws.
39: Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act.
40: Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.
41: How You Can Help Someone Who Is Being Abused or Neglected.
42: Legal Interventions in Suspected Child Abuse Cases.
43: Reporting Child Abuse.
44: Therapy Options for Children Impacted by Abuse.
45: Therapy Options for Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse.
Parenting Issues and Child Abuse Risks.
46: Family Matters and Child Abuse Risk.
47: Disciplining Your Child.
48: Improving Parenting Skills.
49: Kinship Caregivers, Foster Care, and Adoption.
50: Parenting a Child Who Has Experienced Trauma.
51: Parenting Children and Youth Who Have Experienced Abuse or Neglect.
52: Parenting after Domestic Violence.
53: Leaving Your Child Home Alone.
Additional Help and Information.
Glossary of Terms Related to Child Abuse.
Where to Report Child Abuse.
A Directory of Organizations Dedicated to Promoting Healthy Families.