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Domestic Violence and
Child Abuse

What is child abuse? (previous/next)

    Child abuse is any direct or indirect intentional action that causes or could reasonably be expected to cause physical or mental injury to a child. Encouragement of such an action is also considered child abuse. Any unmarried person under the age of 18 is considered a child. Child abuse is a felony in Florida.

What is domestic violence? | Who uses violence in relationships?
 How can I recognize domestic violence?
How can I stop domestic violence? | Domestic violence resources
What is child abuse? | What is neglect? | Who is required to report child abuse or neglect?
How can I recognize child abuse or neglect? | Child abuse and neglect resources
Effects of domestic violence, child abuse and neglect on children

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Robert J. Perchalski, Ph.D.
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