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  • Signs Of Child Abuse
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    Federal mandates can be very important to the well being of U.S. citizens. Mandate 13031 is for the protection of one of the natural rights of every U.S. citizen; life. The term 'child abuse' means the physical or mental injury, sexual abuse or exploitation, or negligent treatment of a child. This mandate outlines the regulations of who is responsible for reporting possibilities of child abuse. This mandate is responsible for saving the lives of many abused children. Federal Mandate 13031 falls ...
  • Abusive Parents Needs
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    There are many things in our society today that unfortunately go overlooked. One such thing that is overlooked is the number of children who are being abused. Unfortunately these children are going through life not knowing whether or not their parents will loose their temper and perhaps kill them There are many types of child abuse, such as physical, sexual, and emotional. Physical abuse is physical injury as a result of punching, beating, kicking, biting, shaking, throwing, stabbing, choking, h...
  • Child Abuse As A Way For Huck
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    Child Abuse is something that children all around the world have to deal with every day. Child abuse can cause physical and mental affects on a child. It occurs very frequently and can happen for many different reasons. There is a law now stating that reporting child abuse is mandatory and you should report it immediately. There are thousands of child abuse victims every year. The abuse usually can leave permanent damage on the rest of the child's life. Child abuse is a very serious crime, and a...
  • Cases Of Child Abuse
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    Child Abuse: No Laughing Matter Child abuse affects the lives of millions of children every year in this country. The children often suffer horrific injuries from the beatings. Some children, even tiny babies, may even die. Abuse often leads to future behavioral problems, ranging from mild to very serious. Also, an abused child is more likely to grow up to be an abuser. These are some of the reasons why child abuse is no laughing matter. In fact, it is one of the saddest and most tragic problem'...
  • Child Abuse Needs Help
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    Persuasive Essay Child Abuse Child abuse is a growing concern in America that must be dealt with. In recent years, the problem has seemed to increase drastically. Child abuse could decrease if comminutes worked together to find a solution. The first step to eliminating child abuse is for communities to take action and report abuse when it occurs. Although a person knows that abuse is occurring, may be afraid to report it, even though it is usually the best thing for every one involved (Mufson & ...
  • Factor For Child Abuse
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    The recent investigations of child abuse in America have become a recent epidemic that have had surprising discoveries. A survey taken in 1999 regarding child abuse revealed that 22 percent of abused children were done so physically, 8 percent sexually, 54 percent through neglect, and 16 percent by emotional abuse. Psychological abuse can include a number of different factors including neglect and verbal abuse. The majority of abuse that takes place is done so psychologically rather than physica...
  • Child Abuse Parents
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    Child Abuse Parents who take out anger on their kids not only place them in a dangerous position physically, but they harm them emotionally and mentally as well. Child abuse can be described as many different things. This could include undernourishment, a mother not paying attention to a sick or hurt child, or even a guardian not sharing happiness with his or her child. Physical abuse, one of many forms of abuse, can involve hitting, spanking, and sexual abuse. Children are not only hurt in the ...
  • Effects Of Child Abuse
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    Child Abuse Can Kill The effects of child abuse can be long lasting or maybe even fatal. "The National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect estimates that 2.9 million children are abused or neglected by parents or caretakers each year" ("Child Abuse" Encarta). This fact is very disturbing to the many of us that don't know child abuse was this common in the U.S. There are various types of child abuse. Physical abuse, which is deliberate acts of violence that injure or may even kill a child. Sexual a...
  • Kids Cause Child Abuse
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    There are many causes on the various types of child abuse. Child abuse is when violence and cruelty occur against children. Eight percent of all children abused are emotionally maltreated. Sixteen percent are sexually abused. Twenty-seven percent are physically abused. Fifty-five percent of all children abused are neglected ("Child Abuse" 116). There are many types of abuse. Parental neglect or nutritional deprivation is the most common technique of abusing a child ("Child Abuse" 116). An exampl...
  • Children About Child Abuse
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    Child Abuse In this country the problem of child abuse is very serious. Child abuse can happen to almost any child. The abuser and the child may seem normal on the outside, behind the closed doors may be another story. With help from everyone we can put a stop to child abuse. Child abuse comes in two forms. One is verbal and the other is physical. Often verbal abuse gets the self-esteem of the child down while physical abuse could seriously injure the child. Many times the child had done nothing...
  • Signs Of Physical Abuse
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    Teachers Role in Reporting Suspected Child Abuse The maltreatment and neglect of children and youth has increasingly come to be perceived as a social blight. As with most social problems, child abuse influences our school systems. Children that are being emotionally, physically and sexually abused often use school as a cop out. These children spend around thirty hours a week in a safe, enjoyable and carefree environment, however within these thirty hours teachers must be taking the time to make ...
  • Number Of Child Abuse Cases
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    Child abuse is the "saddest and most tragic problem" in the United States today (Dolan IX). It is estimated that one to two million children is affected by child abuse each year. Victims range from ages of a few weeks to late teenage years. Child abuse has been around for hundreds and thousands of years. In the past twenty years, however, the number of cases has been multiplying. While most child abuse cases are not fatal, some do end in death. Some researchers have even labeled child abuse an "...
  • Smith 5 Child Abuse
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    Smith 1 Child Abuse Smith 2 Child Abuse Child abuse consists of any act or failure to act that endangers a child's physical or emotional health and development. A person caring for a child is abusive if he or she fails to nurture the child, physically injures the child, or relates sexually to the child (Robins). Child abuse is broken down into four major categories: physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, and neglect. Aside from the abuse itself, the cost of the tragic events costs the Un...
  • Prevention Of Child Abuse
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    Corporal Punishment Child abuse, the physical and / or emotional abuse of a child by a parent, guardian, or other person, is a major problem in homes across the United States. Child abuse, including sexual abuse, beating, and murder have increased in the U.S. and it is believed that a number of cases go unreported. Within child abuse comes' neglect, which covers starvation, and too little care for a child. Efforts have increased on the prevention of child abuse. This must be started on many diff...
  • Abuse In Their Homes As A Child
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    Physical abuse of children All across America, children are scared that their parents will physically abuse them. Researchers suggest parents who abuse their children do so for a variety of reasons. Whether their abusive acts are due to stress, abuse in their homes as a child or emotional instability there is no reasonable answer for parents to violently hit, punch, kick, shake smack or push a child. There are very severe consequences to pay for the parents as well as child. The death or injury ...
  • Abuse Can Rewire Kids Brains This Article
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    Abuse Can Rewire Kids Brains This article discusses the detrimental effects that abuse can have on a childs neurological activity. Children who are abused physically and psychologically show vehement neuronal excitation when observing pictures of angry faces. Children who are not victims of abuse do not experience such outrageous levels of neurological arousal when shown pictures of angry faces. Research conducted at the Child Emotion Research Laboratory suggests that the brains of abused are wi...
  • Higher Risk Of Stress And Child Abuse
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    Child abuse is one of the biggest problems facing America today. Children whose parents abuse them often turn to a life of crime, or suffer physical or mental scars. In severe cases the child may even die. In Saint Louis a boy was attacked by a pack of dogs, after he had finished playing basketball at the local court. If his mother had reported him missing he may have been found in time to rescue him, instead he bled to death under a tree. (Davis 3 A) Of course this is an extreme case of child a...
  • Child Abuse As A Non Accidental Injury
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    One million children become victims of child abuse each year. A major component of this physical abuse; harm to a child for which there is no reasonable explanation. Children exhibit multiple signs and symptoms of abuse. This paper illustrates how to accurately diagnose child abuse through obtaining an accurate history accompanied with a physical and radiological examination. Currently, prevention measures are being taken to increase awareness and educate the public in hopes of solving this prob...
  • Effects Of Abuse History On Childhood Memory
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    Title: Relations Among Childhood Memory, a History of Abuse, Dissociation, and Repression. Subject (s): CHILD abuse; REPRESSION (Psychology); DISSOCIATION (Psychology) Source: Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Nov 99, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p 1172, 21 p, 2 charts Author (s): Melchert, Timothy P. Abstract: The author of this study investigated several questions regarding the relationships between a history of child abuse, recovered abuse memories, childhood memory in general, repression, and dissocia...
  • Children About Child Abuse
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    One out Abortion Child Abuse One out of three girls and one out of six boys are sexually abused before the age of eight. Every child is vulnerable to abuse. Today, parents must face the possibility that someone may hurt or take advantage of their child. Research indicates that as many as one out of every four children will be the victims of some kind of abuse. Very young children as well as older teenagers are victimized. Someone they know and trust will abuse almost all of these children; prima...

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