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Types of Neglect

Educational Neglect
Educational Neglect

Identification of Neglect Child neglect can take many forms. Physical neglect is the failure to provide for a child's basic survival needs, such as nutrition, clothing, shelter, hygiene, and medical care.

Emotional Neglect
Emotional Neglect

Emotional neglect is also distinct from emotional abuse. Emotional abuse (as distinct from physical abuse) involves abusive commissions, that is, doing things to another that can be emotionally hurtful or traumatizing (for example, name-calling, badgering, or constantly complaining); whereas emotional neglect involves neglectful omissions, that is, omitting to do things that tend to promote emotional well-being.

Environmental Neglect
Environmental Neglect

Environmental Neglect from Work Aid- 1 - CPS Categories and Definitions of Abuse/Neglect (2014) by Tennessee Department of Children's Services A living situation either inside or outside the residence that is dangerous or unhealthy.

Medical Neglect
Medical Neglect

Medical neglect is defined as a parent’s failure to provide adequate medical or dental care for their child, especially when it is needed to treat a serious physical injury or illness. In some cases, this can also include a failure to provide for psychiatric care if the child needs it.

Physical Neglect or Deprivation of Needs Neglect
Physical Neglect or Deprivation of Needs Neglect

Neglect is the ongoing failure to meet a child's basic needs and is the most common form of child abuse. A child may be left hungry or dirty, without adequate clothing, shelter, supervision, medical or health care.

source: nspcc.org.uk
Supervisory Neglect
Supervisory Neglect

Supervisory neglect is a form of neglect whereby inadequate supervision leads to or has the potential to lead to harm to the child. The difficulty in adequately defining supervisory neglect is compounded by a lack of clarity of what constitutes adequate supervision in a given situation, combined with the lack of clarity in defining neglect.

source: aifs.gov.au
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