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Definitions

Abandonment
See "Abandonment"

Abuse: physical
See "Physical abuse"

Abuse: sexual: touching
See "Sexual abuse"

Abuse: sexual: non-touching
See "Sexual abuse"

Abuse: sexual: exploitation
See "Sexual abuse"

Administrative assessment
See "Administrative assessment"

Administrative referral
See "Administrative referral"

Child
See "Why report?"

Child Protection Team
A local multi-disciplinary advisory group, composed of community representatives, who help make decisions in child protection assessments

Children’s Advocacy Centers
An agency that helps coordinate investigations of child abuse by providing a child-friendly location for interviews and medical examinations, and by coordinating services for children suspected of being abused

Citizen Review Committee
A group of community representatives who have expertise in prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect; they examine the policies, procedures, and practices of state and local child protection agencies

County Social Services
An agency of local government, organized under the Board of County Commissioners, that is responsible for directing human service activities such as economic assistance and child welfare. County Social Service Boards act as authorized agents of the Department of Human Services for providing child protection services.

False report
See "False reporting"

Mandated reporter
See "Who must report?"

Neglect: abandonment
See "Abandonment"

Neglect: educational
See "Educational neglect"

Neglect: physical
See "Physical Neglect"

Neglect: physical: hygenic
See "Physical neglect"

Neglect: physical: medical
See "Physical neglect"

Neglect: physical: nutritional
See "Physical neglect"

Neglect: psychological maltreatment
See "Psychological maltreatment"