how a report of child maltreatment is made from intake to assessment.

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To prepare for this Discussion, you will read about theories and categories of abuse, as well as the process of how a report of child maltreatment is made, from intake to assessment. In addition to reading the text, you will research your state's requirements for making a child abuse report.

For this discussion, you will need to complete the reading assignment and review the BBC Investigation, America’s Child Death Shame.

theifilestv. (2012, Sep 12). America’s Child Death Shame. [Video File]. Retrieved from

  • Provide a summary of what you learned from the investigation.
  • Explain which part of the investigation made the biggest impact on you.
  • Describe some of the challenges Human Services Professionals may face when working on child abuse cases. What are your suggestions for dealing with those challenges?

Be sure to use specific information from the text to support your answers. (When referencing the text, APA paper formatting and citation style must be used.)

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School: University of Virginia


Running head: CHILD ABUSE


Child Abuse


Child abuse

A lot can be learned from the investigation. Based on information provided by the
theifilestv (2012), child abuse is a highly prevalent issue in the US and particularly in a state
like Texas. The problem is even worsened by its underreporting, which contributes to the less
focus that is directed towards child protection. For instance, the official numbers that are
released by the Child Protection Service are almost half of the actual number. The
investigation also reveals a l...

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