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    Child Abuse Research Paper Most parents and other caregivers do not intend to hurt their children, but abuse is defined by the effect on the child, not the motivation of the parents or caregiver.Tens of thousands of children each year are traumatized by physical, sexual, and emotional abusers or by caregivers who neglect them.Child abuse as common as it is shocking. Most of us can’t imagine what would make an adult use violence against a child, and the worse the behavior is, the more unimaginable

  • Child Abuse

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    or Outside: How Safe is my Child? 23/1/13, ICG A very good morning to all of you and a warm welcome to this seminar on ‘At Home or Outside: How Safe is my Child?” Thank you for sparing your valuable time to be here to discuss and deliberate on an issue that is slowly making our society hollow and will cause a major collapse of all value systems if timely action is not taken. It can be very difficult to talk about child abuse or more specifically child sexual abuse, which we are discussing today

  • Physical Abuse Of Child Abuse

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    According to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) physical child abuse occurs when a parent or caregiver commits an intentional act that results in physical injury to a child or adolescent, such as red marks, cuts, welts, bruises, muscle sprains, or broken bones. Physical abuse can occur when physical punishment goes too far or a parent acts out in anger. Even corporal punishment that do not result in physical injury are considered physical abuse and are outlawed in some states. Children

  • Physical Abuse And Child Abuse

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    Child abuse is all over the world in every state and in a big percentage of homes. Abuse is more than just physically touching a child. It’s talking down to a child to where they don’t care anymore, and when someone is touching a child in sexual ways. The thing about abuse, no matter what type it is they all tie together somehow. Physical, sexual, and mental abuse is known more common in teens and goes unspoken more than people realize and they don’t even know it’s happening around them. Physical

  • Disclosure Of Abuse In Child Abuse

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    should always be investigated further. Some types of abuse can be difficult to recognise as many of the signs can be explained by other causes, such as with a change in family circumstances other significant life event. All settings that have contact with children and young people must have clear policies and procedures to follow in case of abuse. Staff must be trained in these matters and be prepared to deal with the situation. Those working in child related settings have a legal responsibility to follow

  • The Effects Of Abuse And Child Abuse

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    Nassau, New York, homicide squad, after finding three young children dead in their bed after their mother had killed them. (Qtd. In Juettner 12). Abuse doesn’t just affect children, it affects adults too. While many cases of abuse are reported, there are still many that go unreported. Abuse and child abuse is not something to be taken lightly, even after the abuse has been stopped there are long lasting effects. Could you imagine being abused by someone you thought loved or cared about you? According to

  • Child Abuse And Domestic Abuse

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    in life that while not yet adults they are not quite children either. A factor that creates violent and aggressive adolescents includes being exposed to child abuse and domestic abuse. Moylan, T. Herrenkohl, Sousa, Tajima, R. Herrenkohl, and Russo (2010) look at the relationship between those who were exposed to either child abuse, domestic abuse, or both and the outcome of aggressive adolescents. Families were first assessed when children were in preschool, eighteen months to six years old. The second

  • History of Child Abuse

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    History of child abuse BSHS/408 February 15 2016 Chiffone N Shelton Abstract In order to discuss child abuse and neglect it is important to have a clear understanding of what child abuse and neglect is and the different form of child abuse. How the various types of child abuse and neglect are different from one another, ill-treatment of children comes in many forms, physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional ill-treatment, and child neglect. Child neglect comes in many forms and occurs when

  • Cause Of Child Abuse

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    ” Child abuse casts a shadow the length of a lifetime”(Herbert Ward). Child abuse occurs in the world and can cause damage which can last a lifetime. Child abuse is widespread among the nation; therefore,child abuse should be prevented. Child abuse occurs when a parent or adult causes harm to a child. Child abuse has been around since the early ages. In 1870, the first case caught the nation's attention which involved Mary Ellen Wilson, an eight-year-old orphaned who was being abused. The author

  • The Problem Of Child Abuse

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    younger ones is child abuse. “In 2009, the child protective services across the country received 3.3 million reports of child abuse. The farther the child protective services would investigate they discovered more than 700,000 children that had been abused or mistreated.” (Kauchak and Eggen 51) The U.S Congress in the Family Services Act of 1988 came up with a definition of all types of abuse. (Mufson and Kranz 26) There is neglect, emotional, sexua, and physical abuse. “Over than 78% of abuse victims suffer

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