4. What Is Child Abuse and Neglect? Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms.

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This factsheet outlines the legal definition of child abuse and neglect; the different types of abuse and neglect; and the signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect, including human trafficking. It also includes information on how to effectively identify and report maltreatment and refer children who have been maltreated as well as additional resources. (Author abstract)

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