Child abuse can be categorised into four different types: neglect, emotional, physical and sexual. Neglect is the most common form of child abuse.
Witnessing (which includes seeing and/or hearing) domestic violence is a form of child abuse. Living in a home where domestic abuse is taking place can have a significant impact on a child's development, health and well-being.
Here below are some articles and videos which can assist in our understanding of abuse, how it is experienced by children and how we can support children in recovering from abuse.