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Child maltreatment 2012

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Children’s Bureau – 2013

A report on child maltreatment in the United States, based on data from the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS). Contains an overview of the data collection process and a summary of key findings from the report. Includes a chapter on CPS child maltreatment reports and referrals, with tables breaking the numbers down by state. Chapter on children summarizes the characteristics of child victims, maltreatment types, risk factors (including caregiver drug and alcohol use), and relationship to perpetrator. Contains data tables broken down by state. Chapter on child maltreatment fatalities includes information on caregiver drug and alcohol use. Also includes a chapter containing data on perpetrator characteristics. Chapter on services contains sections on prevention services, post-response services, and history of receiving services. Report contains additional information on child maltreatment research and capacity building initiatives. Appendices contain a glossary of terms, state data tables, and commentary and additional information for each state in alphabetical order.