Child abuse Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Child abuse.

  • 5 Student Essays
  • 8 Encyclopedia Articles
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Study Pack

The Child abuse Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (8)

3,517 words, approx. 12 pages
Child Abuse and Drugs In the United States, on average, a child is abused every 13 seconds. Because of social awareness, reported child abuse has increased dramatically since the 1980s. Some states ha... Read more
1,375 words, approx. 5 pages
Child Abuse and Drugs In the United States, on average, about twelve out of every 1,000 children are abused or neglected each year. A precise number may be impossible, as many cases are never reported... Read more
2,003 words, approx. 7 pages
Child Abuse Child abuse is the blanket term for four types of child mistreatment: physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, and neglect. In many cases children are the victims of more than one ty... Read more
2,955 words, approx. 10 pages
Child Abuse, Physical Alternative Terms: Battered Child, Child Maltreatment, Family Violence Physical child abuse refers to harm to the child inflicted by the caregiver. Every year, nearly 1,400 cases... Read more
2,636 words, approx. 9 pages
Child Abuse, Sexual and Emotional Committed acts of sexual or emotional assault or neglect on a child. Child abuse includes assaults in any of several domains (physical, sexual, or emotional) and may ... Read more
273 words, approx. 1 pages
National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse The National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse (NCPC A) is a volunteer-based organization of concerned citizens in the corporate, civic, lay, and professional ... Read more
54,287 words, approx. 181 pages
In November 2000, a San Jose man was riding in a female coworker’s car when he thought he heard a child moaning. According to Sergeant Steve Dixon of the San Jose Police Department, the man &ldq... Read more
55,906 words, approx. 187 pages
“We must give the public balanced views of the [child abuse] problem and its solution. Yes, we need to hear about the horrible cases of violent and deadly abuse. But we also need to know about t... Read more