Term Child Abuse Hotlines
Code RP-1500.1400-150
Definition Programs that provide immediate assistance for parents who have abused or fear they may abuse their children with the objective of defusing the parent's anger and frustration and ensuring the child's future safety through referrals for ongoing support and treatment. Also included may be services for abused children and concerned others who are in need of advice, guidance and/or emotional support. Hotline staff are generally available via telephone, email, chat and/or text.
Created 4/3/12
Changed 2/21/19
Use References Child Abuse Crisis Intervention Hotlines
Parent Stress Lines
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 Exploitation Reporting (FN-1700.1300)
Crime Victim Support (FN-1900)
Cybercrime Reporting (FN-1700.1530)
Family Group Conferencing (PH-2360.2300)
Parenting Helplines (PH-6100.6600)
External Classification Terms Child Abuse Prevention (NTE I72)
Crisis Intervention (NPC F02)
Crisis Intervention Hot Line (UW
Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders (CAN MH-500)
Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders (USA MH-500)
Personal Safety (ACH E-01)
Protection of Children from Neglect, Abuse, Exploitation (UW
Related Concepts Child Abuse
Children and Youth
Emergency and Crisis Services
Ex-Offender/Reentry Services
Facet Service
Bibliographic References

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