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Glossary Term Child Abuse - Physical
- Term commonly found on child welfare records
- Alternative Names
- CAP (Acronym)
Please note that the web link above contains graphic descriptions of forms of abuse. These descriptions may cause distress.
Physical child abuse is defined as any non-accidental physically aggressive act towards a child.
'CAP' is an acronym for 'child abuse - physical' that may be found on child welfare records.
Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George
Created: 8 November 2011, Last modified: 14 November 2012