The most common types of child maltreatment are neglect, physical, emotional, and sexual abuse.
Failure of the child's caretaker to provide adequate care for the child.
Examples of this form of child maltreatment include:
This involves a caretaker inflicting physical injury on a child through assault. This includes:
This involves statements by a caretaker that can injure a child's sense of self-esteem.
Examples of emotional abuse include:
This involves exposing the child to inappropriate sexual content, behavior, or contact. This can include: