Child Abuse and Neglect: 4 Major Types, Characteristics & Effects


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The most common type of child abuse is:

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1. What is psychological abuse?

2. What is an effect of childhood abuse?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Unfortunately, child abuse and neglect take many forms, and this quiz/worksheet combo will test your knowledge of different types of child abuse and the behaviors associated with them. You will also be tested on the effects of child abuse.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The four types of child abuse
  • Effects of childhood abuse
  • Counseling and therapy options to help support child abuse victims

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the characteristics of child abuse and neglect
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about common forms of child abuse in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the effects of childhood abuse

Additional Learning

To learn more about child abuse, review the accompanying lesson on Characteristics of Child Abuse and Neglect. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the four types of child abuse
  • Recognize the differences between the four types of child abuse
  • Understand the purpose of and best approaches to counseling for victims of childhood abuse
  • Identify the long-term effects of childhood abuse