Check Point - Check Point Identifying Signs of Abuse Drug...

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Check Point: Identifying Signs of Abuse, Drug Use, and Suicidal Tendencies in Students. Physical Signs of Abuse 1. Unexplained burns, cuts, bruises, or welts in the shape of an object 2. Problems in school 3. Fear of adults Emotional Signs of Child Abuse 1. Depression 2. Hostility or stress 3. Eating disorders Sexual Signs of Child Abuse 1. Inappropriate interest or knowledge of sexual acts 2. Nightmares and bed wetting 3. Fear of a particular person or family member Signs of Neglect 1. Unsuitable clothing for weather 2. Dirty or has not taken a bath 3. Extreme hunger Signs of Drug Use 1. Increased truancy and tardiness to classes 2. A drop in grades 3. Behavior problems in school 4. Losing interest in activities the child once enjoyed
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5. Dropping old friends and a sudden influence of a new crowd 6. Personality changes -- a child who was once outgoing is now withdrawn, or someone who is usually relaxed is now fidgety much of the time 7. Sudden mood changes -- euphoria followed by tenseness or
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2010 for the course AED 204 Teaching A taught by Professor Carananez during the Spring '08 term at University of Phoenix.

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