South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault & Family Violence

Child physical abuse: Understanding and responding

For Students, Teachers, Workers

Tags: Child Abuse, Child Sexual Abuse, Legal Information

Author: Department of Human Services

This booklet has been developed for professionals whose work brings them into contact with children and who are required by law to report child physical abuse. It contains information concerning: Definitions; Indicators; Effects; Legislation; How to report child physical abuse; and how to help and protect children who have been physically abused.

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