CWRP Information Sheet #142E. Montreal, QC: Centre for Research on Children and Families.
Child neglect is one of the most recognizable, enduring, and prevalent forms of child maltreatment. Child Neglect I, examined the definition of, assessment of, etiology (causes) of, and sequelae (effects) of, and factors associated with child neglect. This information sheet, Child Neglect II, reviews interventions aimed at preventing neglect occurrence, recurrence, or associated impairment.