Term Child Abuse Prevention
Code FN-1500.1900-150
Definition Programs, often offered in the schools or in other community settings, that attempt to protect children from physical, sexual and/or emotional abuse or exploitation through a variety of educational interventions which may focus on children of various ages, parents, people who work with children and/or the community at large. The sessions may offer suggestions for children and/or parents regarding ways of avoiding or handling an abusive or potentially abusive situation and/or information about the indicators and incidence of abuse, requirements for reporting abuse and community resources that are available to children who have been abused and to their families.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 12/13/16
Use References Child Abuse Awareness/Education Programs
See Also References Child Abuse Counseling (RP-1400.8000-020.15)
Child Abuse Protective/Restraining Orders (FT-6940.1500)
Child Abuse Support Groups (PN-8100.0200-100)
Child Abuse Volunteer Opportunities (PX-2300.0200-150)
Child Advocacy Centers (FT-3000.1450)
Children's Protective Services (PH-6500.1500)
Child Sexual Assault Prevention (FN-1500.8150-150)
Crime Victim Safety Planning (FN-1900.2000)
Family Group Conferencing (PH-2360.2300)
External Classification Terms Child Abuse Prevention (NPC I02.05.02)
Child Abuse Prevention (NTE I72)
Legal, Consumer and Public Safety Services (AIRS LE-450)
Legal/Public Safety (CAN LP-450)
Personal Safety (ACH E-01)
Protection of Children from Neglect, Abuse, Exploitation (UW 6.1.05.01)
Related Concepts Child Abuse
Children and Youth
Early Childhood Programs/Services
Facet Service
Comments
Bibliographic References Child Abuse Prevention Handbook, Crime Prevention Center, Office of the Attorney General, Sacramento, CA, Revised October 1983.

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