What is child abuse?
General Statue 7B-101(1) defines an abused child as any juvenile less than 18 years of age whose parent, guardian, custodian or caretaker inflicts, or allows to be inflicted, serious physical injury by other than accidental means; creates or allows to be created substantial risk of serious injury; uses, or allows to be used, cruel or grossly inappropriate procedures or devices to modify behavior; commits, permits, or encourages sexual abuse of the juvenile; and creates or allows to be created serious emotional damage to the juvenile. Learn more specifics by viewing the informational Child Abuse page.

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1. What is child protective services?
2. What is child abuse?
3. What is child neglect?
4. What is dependency?
5. How do I make a report?
6. Do I have to give my name when I make a report?
7. Who must report child abuse and neglect?