Child Maltreatment

Child Maltreatment 2018

This report presents national data about child abuse and neglect known to child protective services agencies in the United States during federal fiscal year 2018.

Report to Congress: Feasibility of Uniform Data Collection on "Shaken Baby Syndrome" or Abusive Head Trauma

This report represents the HHS response to the requirement to conduct a feasibility assessment of the mandated report on shaken baby syndrome, referenced herein primarily as AHT, the more inclusive term recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The assessment included a literature review on incidence of AHT; identification of related federal activities, including activities authorized under CAPTA; stakeholder discussions; and broad consideration of benefits and costs involved.

Child Maltreatment 2017

This report presents national data about child abuse and neglect known to child protective services agencies in the United States during federal fiscal year 2017.

IM-18-05

This Information Memorandum (IM) strongly encourages all child welfare agencies and Children’s Bureau (CB) grantees to work together with the courts and other appropriate public and private agencies and partners to plan, implement and maintain integrated primary prevention networks and approaches to strengthen families and prevent maltreatment and the unnecessary removal of children from their families.

Child Maltreatment 2016

This report presents national data about child abuse and neglect known to child protective services agencies in the United States during federal fiscal year 2016.

Child Maltreatment 2015

This report presents national data about child abuse and neglect known to child protective services agencies in the United States during federal fiscal year 2015.

Child Maltreatment 2014

This report presents national data about child abuse and neglect known to child protective services agencies in the United States during federal fiscal year 2014.

Child Maltreatment 2014 – Data Tables

The Children's Bureau has provided eight data tables in Excel format as an aid to researchers and others who would like to use the data from the Child Maltreatment 2014 report.

Child Maltreatment 2013 – Data Tables

The Children's Bureau has provided eight data tables in Excel format as an aid to researchers and others who would like to use the data from the Child Maltreatment 2013 report.

Child Maltreatment 2013

This report presents national data about child abuse and neglect known to child protective services agencies in the United States during federal fiscal year 2013.

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