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Transcript of Child Abuse
Causes of abuse
parental substance abuse
whether the parents have been abused or neglected as children
By : Andreea Bodea
The physical, sexual or emotional maltreatment or neglect of a child or children
What is child abuse?
The abuse can occur in a child's home
-can not provide clothing,or shelter
-meet and respond to basic needs
-protect from danger
-fails to meet other
Most common type of abuse is neglect.
has attempted suicide
extremes in behavior
delayed in emotional or physical development
lack of attachment to parent
abuses alcohol and drugs
steals/begs for money or food
absent from school
lack of clothing or medical care
seems scared of adults
has fading injuries after an absence from school
Number of children annually who are abused 681,000
Number of children that die every day as a result of child abuse 4
Percent of children who die from abuse that are under the age of 4 are 80 %
Percent of abused children that will later abuse their own children 30 %
Percent of men in prison that were abused as children 14 %
Percent of women in prison that were abused as children 36 %
Annual cost of child abuse and neglect in the United States $124,000,000,000
Percent of child abuse perpetrators that are female 53.6 %
Percent of homeless youth that ran away to escape abuse 46 %
Abused children are 25 % more likely to experience teen pregnancy
Hampshire County Council at http://www3.hants.gov.uk/childrens-services/childrenandyoungpeople/child-protection/child-abuse.htm
Kids data at http://www.kidsdata.org/pages/childabusewhytopicimportant
The Carousel Center for abused children at http://carouselcenter.blogspot.com/
Google -child abuse pictures at https://www.google.com/search?q=child+abuse&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=-HIkU4mSGsT4yQGKkoCICA&sqi=2&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=667#q=child%20abuse&tbm=isch&imgdii=_
National Child Abuse Prevention Month at https://www.childwelfare.gov/preventing/preventionmonth/
Thank you for your attention
April is national child abuse prevent month.
Child abuse can have a great impact on a child's development and can lead to consequences that may last a lifetime.