Chapter 14 Child Abuse and Neglect. Child Maltreatment. Child maltreatment refers to four primary acts: physical abuse, neglect, sexual abuse, and emotional abuse Non-accidental trauma refers to the wide variety of effects of such acts on the child’s physical and emotional development
Figure 14.1 Continuum of Parental Emotional Sensitivity and Expression (based on Wolfe, 1991).
Figure 14.2 Percentages of types of maltreatment. Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (USDHHS, 2001).
Figure 14.3 An integrated model of physical child abuse. (D. A. Wolfe, 1999)