Do You Know the Four Types of Child Abuse?

April 10, 2023
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Watch Laurieann Thorpe from Prevent Child Abuse Utah appear on Good Things Utah.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Good Things Utah) – A vital part of preventing child abuse is knowing and recognizing the types of abuse. There are four types of child abuse: Emotional, Neglect, Physical and Sexual.

Through initiatives including education programs on abuse recognition and reporting for both children and adults, evidence-based home visiting support for parents, and more, Prevent Child Abuse Utah is dedicated to this vital cause – preventing abuse from happening.

Since 1982, the mission of Prevent Child Abuse Utah is to forge and guide a community commitment to prevent child abuse in all forms through programs, services, public awareness, education, public policy development and system partner collaboration.