A NEATS Analysis of Child Physical Abuse
By Jane Gilgun
Published: May 6, 2012.
This article shows how child physical abuse threatens children’s psychological and physical health and is a symptom of callousness and inhumanity in adults who perpetrate it. Despite the consequences of physical abuse, most parents physically abuse their children at least once. The article uses the NEATS, a child and family assessment, to show pathways to recovery.