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446 Child Abuse Unit 4
Terms in this set (40)
intentionally causing physical harm to another person
any sexual act without consent
Failure to provide the person with the goods or services needs
a pattern of attacking another person's emotional development and sense of worth
With gender, ________ are more maltreated due to higher rates of reported _________ abuse
Between the ages _____ - _____ have the highest rates of maltreatment in kids
- younger kids are effected more
- 56% under the age of 58
What race/ethnicity have the highest rates of maltreatment? (2)
- african American
- American Indians/alaskan native
What race/ethnicity will report maltreatment more often?
Name characteristics/behaviors associated with higher irks of abuse/neglect (9)
- Crying for extended periods
- Feeding problems
- Tantrums and whining
- Toilet learning
- Disobedience and lying
- Physical appearance (for example, resembles someone who is viewed negatively by the caregiver)
- Poor grades
Name caregiver risk factors (10)
- Alcohol Abuse
- Drug Abuse
- Low self-esteem
- Poor control over their emotions
- History of being abused themselves
- Financial problems
- Social isolation
- Relationship problems with partner
- Lack of parenting skills
What are the 3 societal contributing factors to maltreatment?
- stresses of poverty
- community violence
- stay at home --> domestic and child abuse
For age developmental level and abuse, something to keep in mind is that if the infant doesn't cruise then they should not _________
CPS determines that all allegations do not meet statutory requirements for abuse and/or neglect
CPS determines that at least one allegation meets statutory requirements for child abuse and/or neglect
- this process moves on further
Question the area of _________ and is this is normal
Poor hygiene and odor is what sign of abuse?
Inappropriately dressed for weather is what sign of abuse?
Needs medical or dental care is what sign of abuse?
Failure to thrive, malnutrition is what sign of abuse?
Constant hunger, begs, or steals food is what sign of abuse?
Left alone, unsupervised for long periods is what sign of abuse?
Delay in seeking medical help is what sign of abuse?
Extremes in behavior: very aggressive or withdrawn and shy is what sign of abuse?
Frightened of parents is what sign of abuse?
Difficulty walking or sitting, frequent urination, pain is what sign of abuse?
Unusual interest in sex for age is what sign of abuse?
Poor peer relationships is what sign of abuse?
Low self-esteem is what sign of abuse?
Unusual level of aggression is what sign of abuse?
Severe anxiety is what sign of abuse?
Extreme withdrawal is what sign of abuse?
individuals who work with children who are required by law to report suspicions of child maltreatment to authorities
Can an individual who works with children get in trouble for not reporting?
Yes, NEED to report any suspicion
The role of the professional is to maintain a high degree of __________ of abuse when working with children
It is not our job to determine if the child has been abused-but to notify the appropriate authorities when there is a possibility of ________________
Prevention of Child Maltreatment, strengthen _________ and communities
Prevention of Child Maltreatment, high quality early ____________ and childcare
Prevention of Child Maltreatment, the right parenting skills and awareness of health child ________________
- aka toddlers terrible 2's
Prevention of Child Maltreatment, promotion of ____________ relationships
Prevention of Child Maltreatment, drug/alcohol _____________
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