Intermediate Child Abuse Prevention
Dallas Police In-Service
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The reform movement to combat Child Abuse began in what year and in what city?
What is Physical Abuse?
It is an injury resulting from physical aggression and is non-accidental in nature.
Identify the effects of Child Abuse on children:
* Criminal or anti-social behavior
* Low self esteem
* Personality disorders
* Problems in school and work
* Teen pregnancy
* Suicide attempts
An effect of child abuse is that parents _________ abuse their own children.
What is a major triggering device that pushes parents to the point of abuse or inappropriate behavior with a child?
During most cases of child abuse, a crisis or series of crisis has recently occurred in their _________.
Children are commonly fearful of their parents when they are victims of what kind of abuse?
What is emotional neglect?
It is any attitude, behavior, or failure to act that interferes with a child's. When a parent is totally undemonstrative in loving or giving affection toward their children.
What can "failure to thrive" in children be associates with?
emotional abuse & neglect
What is Neglect?
Failure to provide needed age-appropriate care, such as shelter, food, clothing, education, supervision, medical care, and other basic necessities as needed for development of physical, intellectual, and emotional capacities.
What is a physical indicator of physical neglect?
Unattended medical problems
Begging or stealing food is a common indicator of what?
Child molestation, child pornography, and child prostitution are all forms of what?
Who is required to report a case of Child Abuse if they have cause to believe a child is being physically abused according to Article 34.01 of the Texas Family Code?
Everyone - within 48 hours
What age children are most likely to be physically abused?
Infant or preschool aged children
What is a pattern of physical abuse in which only one child is targeted for abuse?
Special Child Syndrome
What is the primary target zone for bruises on a child?
Back of the neck to back of the knees
What is the definition of a Branding Iron Burn?
Something hot pressed against the skin
When investigating an Immersion Burn, what should you test?
Immediately test water temperature
Bizarre, sophisticated, or unusual sexual or knowledge of children is associated with?
What is the most likely group to be victims of sexual abuse?
What percentage of Runaways have been physically or sexually abused at home?
A runaway must be under the age of?
Under 17 years old
* voluntarily absent from home
* for a substantial length of time
* with no intent to return
When interviewing a child, normally they do not _______ but they may embellish the truth.
Do not probe for an answer the _______ is unwilling to give during a victim interview.
Why do you videotape a Child's forensic interview?
To help decrease the trauma to the child
Why don't children tell anyone they are being abused?
They love their parents
The child's _____ is one of the factors used in determining an officer's approach in interviewing a child.
Any below the waist sexual offense to someone under 14 years old that happens two or more times or for 30 days
Continuous Sexual Abuse
Penetration of anus or vagina with any object to someone under 14 years old
Aggravated Sexual Assault
Contact with hand or object to vagina, penis, or anus
Indecency with a Child
Penetration of anus or vagina to 14 year old to 17 year old
What is the statute of limitations to sexual abuse of a child?
When should you make an offense and not an "investigation of" offense?
Every time you make the offense
Texas Department of Human Services conducts what type of investigations of allegations of child abuse or neglect?
Enrolling and paying for a child to be in protective day care is a method of child protection available through what department?
CPS - Dept of Human Services
According to Article 5.05 CCP, each law enforcement officer shall accept a ________________ of a protective order as proof of the validity of the order.
What constitutes Family Violence in Child Abuse cases?
Texas Family Code
All child abuse cases are _______
Do you need to state whether consent was given in child abuse offenses?
If age is within three years between COMP and SUSP include?
whether force was used
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