Approximately 683,000 children suffered from abuse or neglect in the United States in 2015. When children are maltreated, they need advocates to help separate them from abusive situations. By combining education and prevention, social workers can assist children who have been threatened by violence. Read through this infographic to learn more about the shocking statistics behind child abuse and neglect in the United States and how social workers can help children who have been maltreated and make efforts to prevent further abuse.
To learn more, check out the infographic below created by Rutgers University’s online master of social work degree program.
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