How can child abuse be prevented? A support-group structure is needed to reinforce parenting skills and closely monitor the child’s wellbeing. Visiting home nurse or social-worker visits are also required to observe and evaluates the progress of the child and his/her caretaking situation. Developing free and anonymous support systems, encourages the reporting of potential instances of child abuse.
How is child abuse treated? These are some steps to follow: Removal the victim and placement in protective custody in a group home or foster care is often necessary. Effecting counseling for the child, family,and the abuser is essential to deal with the associated emotional and psychological stress and trauma.