Child Abuse & Neglect
Over one million cases of child abuse and neglected are reported in America each year. These are the youngsters who end up in the child welfare system and, as adults, graduate to chronic drug abuse, mental health problems, homelessness, crime and prison. If you suspect child abuse or neglect, report it.
How can we save our children from abuse and neglect? One answer is citizen involvement. Law enforcement and government agencies cannot do the job alone. They, and the children they protect, need your help. This concise e-book answers 20 questions about various forms of child
maltreatment. There is also a description of How a Case of Child Abuse or Neglect is Handled. Five detailed lists explain the causes, consequences and possible cures for child abuse and neglect. What you learn can make all the difference in the lives of abused and neglected children.
Emotional or psychological abuse is the least understood and hardest to prove form of child abuse, and may be the most common and damaging. Because of the many stresses suffered in modern society and the family, childcare experts believe that children are at high risk for emotional abuse and neglect by parents. These abused children often suffer psychological problems that may last a lifetime. If you’re concerned about a child whose emotional needs may
be suffering because of an abusive parent, read this concise e-book! What you learn may make a difference in the life of a child.