Child Physical Abuse

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Child Abuse Violence in the Home
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Violence in the Home Prevalence More than one household in six has been the scene of spousal abuse in the last year 3 out of 5 homes (which have children living in the home) are scenes of child physical abuse Every American neighborhood has violent families
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Violence in the Home Types of Violence Women and children tend to be the traditional underdogs in the home However, husbands abuse and sibling abuse are also common problems
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Violence in the Home Types of Violence Physical Punishment Maltreatment Using Physical Violence Murder Assault Amongst Adults Applicants for Divorce
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Child Physical Abuse Legal Perspectives No uniform law defines child physical abuse for all jurisdictions within the United States “reasonable” and age appropriate corporal punishment is allowed Protective services investigates overt actions such as bruises or broken bones
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Child Physical Abuse Prevalence Substantiated reports of abuse average about 3-4
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2010 for the course PSYC 386 taught by Professor Conner during the Spring '10 term at Roosevelt.

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