Content tagged "child maltreatment"

Guidelines for Child Care Providers on How to Report Suspected Abuse or Neglect

Child Care Updated: September 27, 2015

If you are a child care provider who suspects that a child in your care has been abused or neglected, it is essential that you report your suspicions. Child...

Child Care and Child Abuse and Neglect

Child Care Updated: September 21, 2015

Suspecting child abuse or neglect can be a difficult situation for a child care provider. The following articles provide valuable information for this...

What Happens After Child Care Providers Report Suspected Child Abuse or Neglect?

Child Care Updated: September 17, 2015

Reporting a suspicion of child abuse or neglect is a stressful thing for child care providers. But what happens to the report after you contact your local...

Guidelines for Child Care Providers Talking with Children about Suspected Abuse or Neglect

Child Care Updated: September 17, 2015

Hearing a disclosure — a child telling you that someone has abused or hurt him — can be scary for child care providers. Many thoughts may run through your...

What Child Care Providers Need to Know about Identifying Physical Abuse

Child Care Updated: September 04, 2015

In order to protect children who are being abused, child care providers need to learn the signs of physical abuse. Physical abuse is any kind of...

What Child Care Providers Need to Know about Identifying Emotional Abuse

Child Care Updated: September 04, 2015

Identifying possible child abuse is one of the most stressful responsibilities of a child care provider. Emotional abuse is not as easy to identify as...

What Child Care Providers Need to Know about Identifying Abuse and Neglect

Child Care Updated: September 04, 2015

Child care providers are often the first people to notice that a child is being abused or neglected. Because child care providers spend so much time each day...

What Child Care Providers Need to Know about Preventing Abuse and Neglect

Child Care Updated: September 04, 2015

Preventing child abuse and neglect is an important concern of all child care providers. Statistics show that the majority of abusers are parents, although...

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