Social work presentation (final)

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Click to edit Master subtitle style  5/25/11 SW 150 001 Jaleesa Williams, Sarah kowalko , Nicole Williamson, melissa Sawdy CHILD ABUSE
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 5/25/11  What is Child Abuse/Neglect?   A parent or caretaker physically,  emotionally, or sexually mistreats or  neglects a child.
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 5/25/11     Origins of Child Abuse Infanticide- the practice of intentional  killing of a child condoned by parents  and society Procedure was to dispose undesirable  children. Jericho 7000 BC
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 5/25/11 M Emotional-   Parents (or peers) verbally abuse the child  by yelling, being violent and mean to them. Telling the child  their “dumb” or “worthless” and the child cannot express  emotions but when they do, it comes out as anxiety,  depression, or anger. Physical - Abuser is unpredictable and hits, tortures,  unruly punishes the child to where they have visible body  wounds. The parent feels that they should use fear to  control the Childs behavior. Sexual-   Child is scarred by an adult touching or talking to  them in an unwanted, sexual way. Types of abuse
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 5/25/11 M Those who abuse may have mental  illnesses or do substance abuse. Abuse usually occurs with  someone the child knows and  trusts. It can happen due to a lifestyle that  causes stress to the family. Types of family/living situation
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 5/25/11 Factors that predispose a  person to child abuse:  The abuser’s childhood: Approximately 20% of offenders were  themselves abused as children. The abuser’s substance abuse:  Children in alcohol-abusing families are nearly  four times more likely to be mistreated, almost 
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