Corpus ID: 150937096

Estimated Annual Cost of Child Abuse and Neglect

  title={Estimated Annual Cost of Child Abuse and Neglect},
  author={R. Gelles and S. Perlman},
  • R. Gelles, S. Perlman
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology
  • Healthy families mean healthy children. Healthy communities. A thriving economy and strong nation. Investments in prevention support healthy child development and lower the number of children affected by abuse and neglect, and the financial cost to our nation in turn. Child abuse and neglect affects over 1 million children every year. Child abuse and neglect costs our nation $220 million every day. For investigations. For foster care. Medical and mental health treatment. And later for special… CONTINUE READING
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