6435Week7reply.docx - Adrienne Good job on this week\u2019s discussion Child maltreatment is behavior toward a child that is outside the norms of conduct

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Adrienne, Good job on this week’s discussion. Child maltreatment is behavior toward a child that is outside the norms of conduct and entails substantial risk of causing physical or emotional harm. Four types of maltreatment are generally recognized: physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse (psychologic abuse), and neglect. (Pekarsky, 2018) Causes of maltreatment are not well understood. Abuse and neglect are often associated with physical injuries, delayed growth and development and mental problems. “ In 2015, 4.4 million reports of alleged child maltreatment were made to Child Protective Services (CPS) in the US involving
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  • Summer '17
  • Physical abuse, Child Protective Services, child maltreatment

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