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Child Abuse & Neglect

Initial evidentiary evaluations in cases of suspected child abuse (both physical and sexual) are performed in the Arkansas Children’s House (ARCH). Browse the information below for information on child abuse.

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to promote the social and emotional well-being of children and families in communities. The Arkansas Children's Hospital Social Work Department and Team for Children at Risk invite you to learn how we can work together to help put the following protective factors in place, according to Preventing Child Maltreatment and Promoting Well-Being: A Network for Action 2013 Resource Guide:

  • Nurturing and Attachment
  • Knowledge of Parenting and Child Development
  • Parental Resilience
  • Social Connections
  • Concrete Support for Parents
  • Social and Emotional Competence of Children

For more information and to find out how you can help, please visit:

Arkansas Children's Hospital
1 Children's Way
Little Rock, AR 72202-3591

Call: 501-364-1100
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