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OVC Help Series for Victims of Crime: Child Abuse

NCJ Number
254838
Date Published
Annotation
This online brochure from the HELP Brochure Series of the federal Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) addresses the characteristics of the offense of child abuse, identifies victimization needs that frequently occur in child abuse, and provides information on services available for child-abuse victims and how to access them.
Abstract
This brochure defines child abuse, discusses what to do if you are a victim of child abuse and where to go for help, and provides resources for more information and assistance. This brochure is part of a series of nine brochures featuring information and resources for victims of crime and victim service professionals on the topics of assault, child abuse, domestic violence, homicide, impaired driving, robbery, sexual violence, and stalking.
Date Created: June 23, 2020