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    Child maltreatment is not a new social problem for the United States however, child maltreatment remains to be a substantial social problem that continues to draw the attention of legislators at the federal and state level, the child welfare system, and society as a whole. Child maltreatment includes the unthinkable act of physical, sexual, or emotional abuse inflicted on a child by a parent or caregiver which results in harm, potential for harm, or threat of harm to a minor child. In addition to

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    impair the normal development of memory in children. This paper will evaluate the role of child maltreatment in the changes of children’s memory function. In addition to exploring the effects of maltreatment on the physiology of the primary brain structures that are involved in the functions of memory, the paper will also

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    that child abuse or maltreatment is taking place by confirming with multiple resources, like teachers, the child, parents, CPS, etc. Maltreatment occurs because of multiple factors, like previous parent history of abuse/ maltreatment, poverty, etc. (Lanier, Kohl, Benz, Swinger, and Drake, 2014).Thomas and Zimmer-Gembeck (2011) conducted a research study where PCIT was evaluated to see if it is has an effect on improving or reducing the chances of child abuse and maltreatment. These used observation

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    acknowledged more recently, child maltreatment has been prevalent for centuries. Child maltreatment is any type of negligence and abuse that occurs in children under the age of 18. It includes all types of physical, sexual and emotional abuse, negligence and commercial or other types of exploitation, neglect, which can very dangerous to the child’s health. Children being exposed to intimate partner violence is also a form of child maltreatment. Child maltreatment causes a lot suffering to the children

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    Maltreatment is defined as “volitional acts that result or have the potential to result in physical injuries and/ or psychological harm” (Crooks & Wolfe, 2007, cited in Stirling, 2009). There are 2 main types of maltreatment: Relational (happens within a critical relationship) and Non-Relational (happens within a non-critical relationship). Relational abuse can be divided in 4 categories: Physical, psychological, sexual and neglect; and Non-Relational abuse includes institutional maltreatment, child

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    Child maltreatment is a staggering social issue in American society. More than 70% of the children who die as a result of child abuse or neglect are two years of age or younger. More than 80% are not yet old enough for kindergarten. (childhelp.org, 2018) Child abuse is the point at which a parent or guardian, regardless of action or neglecting to act causes damage, passing, emotional risk of serious harm to a youngster. There are numerous types of form of child maltreatment, including neglect, physical

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    Kelsey Thompson Maltreatment of Children With Disabilities CA 301 (21117): Perspectives on Child Maltreatment and Child Advocacy April 2, 2017 Ms. Janet Dorning Maltreatment of Children With Disabilities Maltreatment of Children With Disabilities is not a topic that is intensely covered in textbook, however it is a serious public health issue. Child maltreatment is a disturbing social problem in American culture. There are currently four categories of child maltreatment that include: physical

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    Abstract The maltreatment of children occurs at extraordinarily increasing proportions and is becoming a significant health risk to the children it is happening to. One of the major public health concerns should be identifying the risk factors associated with the maltreatment of these children and the just how much resistance these children really have against this abuse. Regardless of how much elasticity the general public in a whole may think these children have against maltreatment, they are still

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    define children who have been subjected to mild to serious physical abuse from their parent/carer on one or multiple occasions (Kempfe et al., 1962) and lay the foundations of what is today defined as “child abuse and neglect” (child maltreatment). Child maltreatment predominantly falls under four categories - physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse and neglect (Garbarino, Guttmann, & Seeley, 1986; Matthews, 2014a; Goldsworthy, 2015). Given that

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    Child maltreatment is a widespread issue that affects thousands of children every year. There are four common types of child maltreatment; sexual abuse, physical abuse, emotional abuse and neglect. All of these types of abuse are very serious and can have many consequences for the children and families. The most common consequence of severe child maltreatment is the removal of that child from their home (Benbenishty, Segev, Surkis, and Elias, 2002). Most social workers trying to determine the

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