Tagged With "Neglect"

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Warning Signs of Abuse...This is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Stephanie K ·
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Child mistreatment is any act or series of acts of commission or omission by a parent or other caregiver that results in harm, potential for harm, or threat of harm to a child. There are different kinds of child abuse: physical, sexual, and emotional. Neglect, which can be benign or deliberate, is also child abuse. If you think there might be a child that might be a victim of abuse, check your suspicions against the list below which are common...
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Unbroken Angels and the Cycle of Abuse

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Every 30 seconds a child is abused. In 1964 the United States began to pay closer attention to child abuse and neglect, thanks to President Nixon who signed the first Federal child protection legislation (CAPTA) which provides Federal assistance to states for the prevention, identification, and treatment programs for child abuse (childwelfare.gov). Since then, April has been recognized as National Child Abuse Prevention month. Despite the 53 years since the initiation of CAPTA, child abuse...
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