Neglect

Signs and symptoms of neglect​:

Child lacks adequate:

  • food, shelter, clothing

 

  • personal hygiene

  • medical or dental care

  • school attendance

  • supervision (i.e., young children left
    at home with either no caretaker or
    inappropriate caretaker)

Child is exposed to:

  • drug/alcohol abuse

  • domestic violence

  • a known sexual predator

  • verbal abuse

  • emotional abuse

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