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  What is Harm
Harm is the abusive action towards a child or young person. Without effective support, harm experienced in childhood can have long-term effects on individuals and communities
What is unacceptable risk of harm
A child or young person is at unacceptable
risk of suffering harm unless someone
takes preventative action
 Types of Harm
As a result of abuse or neglect, children and young people can
• Physical harm
• Emotional harm
• Psychological harm

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