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OVC Help Series for Victims of Crime: What Adults Need To Know About Child Abuse

NCJ Number
254845
Date Published
Agencies
OVC
Annotation
This online brochure from the HELP Brochure Series of the federal Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) provides information for adults on the characteristics of child abuse, how it affects victims, and what adults can do to address the needs of child victims.
Abstract
This brochure defines child abuse, discusses what adults should do if they suspect a child has experienced 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