• Other factors associated with an elevated risk of child abuse include young child age, minority status and parental stress, immigrant families, single-parent families, step-parent families, families with three or more children. • Perpetrator-related risk factors, such as parental psychological health, neurological dysfunction, criminal convictions, alcohol or substance misuse, and parenting abilities, have also been implicated in child violence.
How can it be alleviated? In order to reduce the long-term consequences of neglect, age- appropriate recovery programs should be available to all maltreated children. Care services for neglected children include day-to-day school counseling activities as well as day-to-day rehabilitation programs, residential facilities and home and medical environment care. • Support program for new parents • Education for parents • Child and family screening/treatment • Childcare opportunities • Life skills training • Family support services
Prevention of Child Abuse • Child Abuse and Neglect are preventable. Having secure, healthy, caring relationships and environments are important for the prevention of child abuse and neglect. In turn, policies and services that benefit children and families may help reduce these violence and neglect. School Neighbor's/Family Community Trust Your Intuition and Report Problems. Offer a helping hand to take care of the children. Promote programs in school. Encourage and Support School Policies. Feel overwhelmed and out of control – take time out. Help to develop parenting resources at your local library. Encourage Emotional Regulation. Report suspected abuse or neglect. Get involved. Be a Trusted Adult. Volunteer at a local child abuse prevention program. Report suspected abuse or neglect.
What has perpetuated the problem? Cycle of Abuse: Men and women who have grown up in a drastically different social and economic world than their children reproduce the very same emotional atmosphere within their own communities. Many of them, whether they blame their parents or defend their every move, still fail to break the loops that harm them while dealing with their children. • Evidence shows that child violence is likely to be replicated from generation to generation. This cycle of abuse may occur when children become victims of abuse and/or neglect or experience violence between their parents or caregivers.
Solutions of Child abuse in past history • Kempe's research convinced Federal and State lawmakers to support the
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