MCH Approach to Preventing Child Maltreatment


This report provides State MCH professionals with information about child maltreatment and how they can help prevent the abuse and neglect of children. It includes four sections: summary of the extent, causes, and consequences of child maltreatment; describes why and how MCH programs can contribute to preventing child maltreatment; discusses child maltreatmen as a Title V State Performance Measure; and includes case studies of five states that designated child maltreatment as a Title V State Performance Measure.