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Child Abuse Child Abuse is a rising phenomenon in our society There are numerous factors that are thought to be involved in the cause of child abuse The first being a parents history Others include emotional status and psychological state A parents background of abuse often contributes to the abuse that takes place and is often overlooked by the parent because they too went through the same thing By Definition child abuse Includes physical injury sexual maltreatment emotional maltreatment deprivation of necessities or combinations for a child by an individual responsible for the childs welfare under circumstances indicating that the childs welfare is harmed or threatened The term encompasses both acts and omissions on the part of a responsible person In simpler terms child abuse is any behavior towards a child which causes harm to the child with no clear psychological physical or developmental benefit for the child The simplest example of child abuse is neglect where the guardians fail to perform those tasks necessary to the well-being of the child There are several kinds of child abuse such as Sexual Abuse The inappropriate sexual behavior with a child It includes fondling a childs genitals making the child fondle the adults genitals intercourse incest rape sodomy exhibitionism and sexual exploitation To be considered child abuse these acts have to be committed by a person responsible for the care of a child for example a baby-sitter a parent or a daycare provider or related to the child If a stranger commits these acts it would be considered sexual assault and handled solely be the police and criminal courts Emotional Abuse also known as verbal abuse mental abuse and psychological maltreatment Includes acts or the failures to act by parents or caretakers that have caused or could cause serious behavioral cognitive emotional or mental disorders This can include parentscaretakers using extreme andor bizarre forms of punishment such as confinement in a closet or dark room
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