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Recognizing Child Abuse
Transcript of Recognizing Child Abuse
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:
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.
Withdrawn, Fearful, or Hostile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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