Caring for Our Children Basics

Child Abuse and Neglect Education

Caregivers/teachers should be educated on child abuse and neglect to establish child abuse and neglect prevention and recognition strategies for children, caregivers/teachers, and parents/guardians. The education should address physical, sexual, and psychological or emotional abuse and neglect. Caregivers/teachers are mandatory reporters of child abuse or neglect. Caregivers/teachers should be trained in compliance with their state's child abuse reporting laws.

Topic:Health Services Management

Keywords:Child abuse

Resource Type: Article

National Centers: Early Childhood Health and Wellness

Last Updated: February 8, 2019