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Abuse & Neglect

Child Abuse is when a child is harmed by an adult or a child either in person or online. Child abuse can take the form of physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, or neglect, and can be a one-off action or can continue over a longer period of time.

Click here for the Pan-Sussex Procedure on recognising abuse and neglect.

Click the headings below to see more information on the types of abuse and neglect and learn how to spot the signs.