HARMFUL BEHAVIOR

HARMFUL BEHAVIOR

harmful behavior. Conduct that could injure another person, esp. a child.

cumulatively harmful behavior. Family law. Harmful parental (or caregiver) behavior that, if continued for a significant period, will over time cause serious harm to a child.

immediately harmful behavior. Family law. Harmful parental (or caregiver) behavior that could have caused serious injury to a child but that, because of the intervention of an outside force or a fortuitous event, did not result in any injury.

seriously harmful behavior. Family law. Parental (or caregiver) behavior that is capable of causing serious injury to a child in the person’s care. ? Some examples of seriously harmful behavior are physical battering, physical neglect, sexual abuse, and abandonment.


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