Unformatted text preview: • COSAs have been verbally abused. It is highly likely they have been neglected and physically and/or sexually abused; touching of any kind may be threatening. PA Child Welfare Competency-Based Training Program. 309 An Introduction to Substance Abuse for Child Welfare Professionals Handout 28, Page 1 of 1 • Expressions of strong feelings such as love may have occurred only during periods of parental AOD use; children, especially adolescents, may seek expressions of feelings through the use of chemicals....
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- Summer '08
- Physical abuse, Verbal abuse, Psychological trauma