Child Maltreatment: Child Abuse And Neglect

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CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT Child Maltreatment Name Professor: Date School Abstract In the communities I lived in we were all black, and there seemed to be no problems. How could physical child abuse or sexual abuse and emotional abuse be happening in our little town ? After reading the book on Child Maltreatment I realized there were things going on around me that was bad. I now understand that the way my father discipline me, and my brothers and sisters were incorrect according to the child protective services.…show more content…
Such injury is considered abuse regardless of whether the caretaker intended to hurt the child. Emotional Abuse is a pattern of behavior that impairs a child's emotional development or sense of self-worth. This may include constant criticism, threats, or rejection, as well as withholding love, support, or guidance. Emotional abuse is often difficult to prove and, therefore, CPS may not be able to intervene without evidence of harm to the child. Emotional abuse is almost always present when other forms are identified. During the time that I was growing this was not reported but this was the norm of the community I lived in. Today this would not happen because of the laws. Child Maltreatment In my paper I will write about how Child maltreatment, Child physical abuse, Sexual abuse, Child neglect could happen right before your own eyes. We find that child maltreatment is a combination of all of these abuses. All parents take extraordinary measures to protect their children from the world. We talk about safety tell them about the bad people they should watch. Sometimes we forget to tell them about all people,…show more content…
Some people suffer more painful experiences than others, and abuse is one of many possible causes of extreme emotional pain. Some people get more love and support from their families and friends than others, and families in which abuse occurs tend to provide less of the love and support needed to recover from abuse. But families in which abuse does not happen can also experience significant problems, and can make it hard for family members to deal with the inevitable painful experiences in life. A great deal of research has been conducted, and continues to be conducted, on how such factors determine outcomes for those abused in childhood. Factors that increase the likelihood of negative outcomes have been referred to as "risk factors," and ones that decrease the likelihood of negative outcomes as "protective factors." Every person who has experienced abuse is unique. And every person who has experienced abuse has a unique combination of risk and protective factors that have influenced, and continue to influence, the effects in his or her life. Adult males tend
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