How prevalent is child maltreatment?

Content warning: child maltreatment and sexual assault statistics. If you work with children, chances are you’ll meet kids who have experienced maltreatment. Child maltreatment includes abuse — physical, sexual, and emotional — and neglect. All 50 states have laws that protect children against maltreatment. Although all states have their own specific laws about what constitutes maltreatment, the definition inContinue reading “How prevalent is child maltreatment?”