Core components of public health approaches to preventing child abuse and neglect

Abuse, Child Abuse, Child maltreatment, Intervention programs, Safety and wellbeing, Young People

This chapter is part of a larger work on child maltreatment and takes a prevention-focused approach to child abuse and neglect by drawing on lessons from the public health sector. The authors argue that a public health approach can help refocus attention on the structural forces affecting families and improving safety and wellbeing outcomes for children.

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