Child Abuse


is a major problem in our society today. According to
child protective service (CPS) agencies in the United States.
and neglects shows 1.7% increase over the number children reported in 1996.
More people are starting to report , reporting levels have
increased 41% between 1988 and 1997.
There are four forms of child maltreatment: emotional abuse,
neglect, physical abuse and sexual abuse.

Emotional Abuse: Also known as: verbal abuse and mental abuse. Includes
acts or the failures to act by parents or caretakers that have caused or
could cause serious behavioral, emotional, or mental disorders. This can
include parents/caretakers using extreme and /or bizarre forms ...

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them on
homework or teaching them how to read. Emotional neglect includes the lack
of any emotional support and love.

Physical Abuse: The inflicting of physical injury upon a child. This may
include, burning, hitting, punching, shaking, kicking, beating, or
otherwise harming a child. Even if the parents or caretaker didn't
intended to hurt the child, but the injury in not an accident.

Sexual Abuse: Is an inappropriate sexual behavior with a child. Like
fondling a child's genitals, making the child fondle the adult's genitals,
intercourse, incest, rape, and sexual exploitation. To be considered child
abuse these acts have to be committed by a person responsible for the care
of the child. For example: a baby sitter, parents, daycare provider, or
related to the child.

Number of child abuse and neglects reports nationwide:

In the 1997 survey, the percentage from the 1986 survey has
undergone some shifts. In 1997, physical abuse represented 22% of
confirmed cases, ...

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