Stop Child Abuse
Don't let your student be a victim of child abuse
Step by Step process for what to do after a teacher has identified child abuse signs or symptoms.
4 statistics about how common child abuse is.
•1 out of 3 girls and 1 out of 5 boys will be sexually abused before they reach age 18.
•14 percent of all men and 36 percent of all women in prison were abused as children.
• While abused by strangers does happen, most abusers are family members or others close to the family.
List of signs and symptoms to look for.
•Neglect, the child does not grow and/or loses weight, is pale and emaciated, is constantly vomiting and/or has constant diarrhea or does not reach developmental milestones within normal age-range.
•Sexual Abuse, pain or unusual itching of genitals or anal area, sexually transmitted diseases, difficulty in sitting or walking, regular urinary infection or continual irritation and/or mouth sores (owing to forced oral sex)
•Emotional abuse, continual complaints of headaches, nausea, and/or stomach pain for which there is no physical cause.