Sentence Examples

  • Child protective services (CPS)-The designated social services agency (in most states) to receive reports, investigate, and provide intervention and treatment services to children and families in which child maltreatment has occurred.
  • The two prerequisites for this form of maltreatment are sexual arousal towards children and the willingness to act on this arousal.
  • The data show that child protective service agencies received about 2,600,000 reports of possible maltreatment in 2002.
  • Bensley, Lillian, et al. "Community Responses and Perceived Barriers to Responding to Child Maltreatment."
  • "Child Maltreatment 2002: Summary of Key Findings."