By: Grace Lattimore and Mia Slaunwhite
Main Types of Child Abuse
There are 4 main types of child abuse.
Physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, along with neglect.
-Physical abuse is when a child is being hit or punched, shook or "taking a beating." The injury may have not been intended, but it's still considered abuse.
-Emotional abuse, also known as verbal abuse, is saying things like your stupid, ugly, or not wanted and things that can mentally traumatize your child like locking them in a closet is abuse as well.
-Sexual abuse is inappropriate behaviors or other forms of rape or incest from a parent, guardian, teacher, local government, and social services.
-Finally, neglect is basically abandoning your child by not caring for them. It's the failure to provide proper nourishment, shelter, medical treatments, or emotional support.
- Child abuse is the willful infliction of pain and suffering upon a child or several children.
Foster care increases the incidence of reported child abuse.
special child- protection causes actual or suspected child abuse
- A child's behavior can be one type of behavior if use of alcohol and or drugs during the mothers pregnancy. Also, it can cause a birth defect or brain damage on the child.
- Child abuse today is a big deal. In our society, children die more and more each day from abuse from their parents or guardian.
Ways to Stop Child Abuse
When roster care is selecting a family, we thought that they should research and look at family records. And people just need to be nice to everyone, then the effect will catch on.