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CHCMHS007Work Effectively in Trauma Informed Care;Assessment 1: Written Questions1. When a child tells you they have been abused, you arerequired to make a report under mandatory reporting laws.Explain how laws and issues relating to privacy operate in thissituation.The law states that a child or young person at risk of harm or neglect,whether it’s a single incident or a number of incidents, they must beprotected. There for it is a legal requirement for you to report yoursuspicions to the Department for Child Protection. You don’t need to beable to prove that harm has actually occurred. 2.What is complex trauma?Complex trauma is a result of traumatic experiences that areinterpersonal, intentional, prolonged and repeated traumas. Whichoften lead to immediate and long-term difficulties in many areasbecause of the impacts of that exposure.3. What is interpersonal violence? Provide a detailed descriptionwith at least five examples.Interpersonal violence is a pattern of behaviour used to establish powerand control over another person through fear and intimidation, oftenincluding the threat or use of violence.Physical Abuse –Can be many forms such as; smashing or damagingproperty, harming pet animals, broken bones. As well as beingthreatened with weapons such as knives, or cigarettes.Sexual Abuse– Is any type of sexual activity that is not consentedtoo, it may involve penetration or physical contact with the victim, (Forexample, exposure).Emotional Abuse– Includes verbal abuse, humiliation, threats or anybehaviour aimed at scaring or terrorising a person experiencing theabuse. Emotional Abuse can take many forms including threats of
suicide, extreme jealousy and stalking or harassment at work orthrough technology.Social Abuse– Is isolating a person from their family, friends andothers in the community.Economic Abuse – Is restricting a person’s access to money andessential needs, or fraudulently using that person’s money for personalgain, or stealing from the victim.