ONE PLACE Family justice center

530 S. Lawrence Street | Montgomery, AL  36104
Phone 334.262.7378




What is child abuse?


WHAT IS CHILD ABUSE?

Child abuse is the harm or threatened harm to a child's health or welfare which can occur through non-accidental physical or mental injury ...

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WHAT ARE THE SIGNS?

A child who's being abused may feel guilty, ashamed or confused. He or she may be afraid to tell anyone about the abuse, especially ...

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CHILD ABUSE - PHYSICAL

We find out about physical abuse when children tell us that they have been abused and through other indicators of abuse. Indicators ....

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CHILD ABUSE - EMOTIONAL

Psychological abuse of a child is a pattern of intentional verbal or behavioral actions or lack of actions that convey to a child the message ...

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CHILD ABUSE - SEXUAL

Child sexual abuse is a form of child abuse that includes sexual activity with a minor. A child cannot consent to any form of sexual activity ...

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CHILD ABUSE - NEGLECT

Child neglect is "negligent treatment or maltreatment of a child, including the failure to provide adequate food, medical treatment ...

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HUMAN LABOR TRAFFICKING

The recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or services, through the use of force, fraud, ...

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HUMAN SEX TRAFFICKING

Sex trafficking in which a commercial sex act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which the person induced to perform such act ...

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EFFECTS?

Every child who has experienced abuse or neglect will have their own response to the trauma. While some children have ...

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