By Emily M. Douglas

This ebook specializes in the prevention of kid abuse and overlook deaths within the U.S. In 2013 1,520 young ones died from maltreatment. This publication defines baby maltreatment fatalities (CMFs) and discusses the superiority of deaths within the U.S. over the past numerous many years. It addresses the recognized possibility elements for maltreatment deaths together with baby, mother or father, the parent-child courting, and loved ones probability elements. the focus of the publication addresses the responses and interventions which have been installed position in an effort to hinder CMFs: the kid welfare career, baby demise assessment groups, refuge legislation, felony justice responses, public schooling, and new, federal efforts within the U.S. to lessen CMFs within the U.S. The publication finishes through making strategies for researchers, practitioners, and decision-makers approximately tips on how to hinder deadly maltreatment between young children within the U.S.

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S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) also collects information about homicides through the Supplementary Homicide Reports. One can search for statistics about homicide on their respective websites and can limit the search by age of the victim in order to focus on children. , 2006) and because homicide rates could include killings by nonfamily members, which would not be considered a 20 2 What Is Fatal Child Maltreatment? 2 Comparison of Rate of Child Maltreatment Fatalities and Child Homicide in the United States 1996–2014 (Sources: NCANDS data are for victims, ages 0–17.

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