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Psy 209 Contemporary Family: Child Physical Abuse Risk Factors Effects Theories Interventions Case Study:  Child welfare key ideas Macro factors Relationship Assessment Immediate concerns
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75-90 % parents use physical punishment Violence is legitimized  Physical punishment correlated with CPA 2001: 903,000 substantiated cases, 12 out of every 1000  kids in US Nearly half of parents reported use of severe physical  assault on CTSPC (Straus) Nearly half of adults reported experiencing physical  assault by caretakers Reports up, incidence may be down
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Risk Factors for CPA Young child (51% 0-5 y.o.), Boys Low birth weight, disabled children (2X) Single parents Poverty Parents w/ anxiety, depression, low empathy Spousal discord, hx family abuse, low support
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