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Recognizing Child Abuse

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Simone Anderson

on 2 July 2013

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Recognizing Child Abuse
Primary Information
Signs of Abuse
If you suspect abuse, please report it. It is a very serious issue and if it is reported the child involved may still have a chance to get help.
Child Abuse is defined as "mistreatment of a child by a parent or guardian, including neglect, beating, and sexual molestation."
Types of Child Abuse:
Simone Anderson
I chose this topic because I am going to be a teacher, and I think it is important for everyone, but especially those that work with children to be able to recognize abuse.
Developmentally delayed
Inadequately clothed
Withdrawn, Fearful, or Hostile
Refuse to discuss injury/ unconvincing stories
History of Injuries
Behavior problems/ changes in behavior
Feelings of guilt

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