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CHILD ABUSEHas child abuse gone up or down since 2007? By: Jennifer Hess Block E Google Images December 4, 2011
WHAT IS CHILD ABUSE?According to the article “At Issue:Child Abuse”:Child abuse is any maltreatment of achild. According to the article “Law Enforcement Response to ChildAbuse,” “Child abuse is a community problem.” Google Images
CHILD ABUSE RATES HAVE GONE DOWN SINCE 2007According to the article “New Federal ReportShows drop in Child Abuse Rates” it has gonedown"The results show too many children still suffer from abuse and neglect, and we have not yet experienced the full impact from the economic situation," says Carmen Nazario, HHS assistant secretary for children and families.
TYPES OF CHILD ABUSE•Physical injury- Any un-accidental injury of a child•Mental injury- Any mental issue of a child•Exploitation- To take advantage of a child for someonesown personal use•Sexual abuse- When an adult has sexual intercourse with achild; uses the child for sexual gratiﬁcation
TYPES• Abandonment - When a child is abandoned• Congenital drug abuse - When a mother is taking drugs whileshe is pregnant; the baby gets addicted to the drugs while insidethe mother• Witnessing family violence - When a child is a witness orvictim of family violence•Neglect- To fail to take care of a child Google Images
MOST COMMON FORM OF CHILD ABUSE•According to the article “New Federal Report Shows Drop in Child AbuseRates” in 2008 neglect was highest with 71%•Physical Abuse was second with 16%•Sexual abuse was 9%•About 7% was psychological maltreatment•In 1994 the highest child abuse was still neglect
MOST LIKELY TO BE ABUSEDAccording to the article “At Issue: Child Abuse” the most likelyto be abused are:•Children under three years of age•Followed by four to seven years of age Google Images
MOST LIKELY TO BE ABUSEDAccording to the article “Child Maltreatment 2007--Summaryand Introduction” it depends on gender•According to this article 51.5% of abused children were girls•Boys had the percentage of child abuse at 48.2% 51.5% Google Images 48.2%
MOST LIKELY TO BE ABUSEDAccording to the article “New Federal Report Shows Drop inChild Abuse Rates” child abuse sometimes depends on race•The article states in 2008 45% of child abuse were whitechildren•About 21% were Hispanic• About 16.6% were African American
THE REASONS KIDS DON’T SAY ANYTHING•According to the article “Law Enforcement Responseto Child Abuse”:•The child might have a bond with the abuser•The child doesn’t want the abuser to be punished•They could possibly say something but not the wholestory•No proof Google Images
THE WAY CHILD ABUSE CASES ARE DISCOVERED•Sometimes reports are ﬁled by:• Teachers• Professionals - Police Ofﬁcers, Doctors, School Personnelbesides teachers• Social workers•Calls from a:• Parent• Child• Neighbor• Or domestic disturbance calls
THE STATES IN THE UNITED STATES THAT HAVE THE HIGHEST CHILD ABUSE RATEThe article “Report Faults Many States on Child Abuse Policies”state that Ten states had an F for a grade: Georgia Maryland Montana New Mexico North Dakota Pennsylvania South Dakota Tennessee Utah Vermont
THE STATES THAT HAVE THE LOWEST CHILD ABUSE RATESAccording to the same article Six states received an A or Aminus for grades: California Indiana Iowa Nevada New Hampshire Oregon
CHILD CARE WORKER•Child care workers take care, help and teach when theirparents at work or can not be home for some reason•Education: It varies widely from state to state; anywhere from ahigh school diploma to a college degree•Salary:• Entry level (2009): $7.04 per hour• Average (2009): $9.12 per hour• Potential (2009): $13.98 per hour
CHILD CARE WORKERSalary: Entry level (2009): $7.04 per hourAverage (2009): $9.12 per hour Potential (2009): $13.98 per hourRelated Careers:Teacher assistantKindergarten, elementary, middle or secondary teacherA special education teacher
HIGH SCHOOL•I graduated from Atholton High School in 2008•While there I took the early childhood and development class•I chose this major due to me wanting to become a childcareworker and wanting to work with kids Google Images
HOWARD COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE•Located in Columbia, MD•Tuition: $119.00 per credits for in-county residents•Out-of-state tuition: $247.00 per credit•There are no real requirements to get into the college Google Images
COMMUNITY SERVICE•Volunteered at a horse camp•Worked at a soup kitchen•Volunteered at senior center/ at an adoption facility• Helped clean up my neighborhood www.columbiahorsesenter.com
JOB EXPERIENCE•Taught kids how to play soccer•Life guard at the River Hill Pool•Teacher apprentice•A waitress at Ruby Tuesday Google Images
WHY I AM HIGHLY QUALIFIED FOR THIS JOB• I love to work with children• I graduated from Howard Community College, MD• While there I took early childcare and development• I am CPR certiﬁed so I can help any child if their choking• I babysat when I was younger•I can babysit children longer then one day
WORK CITED"Child Maltreatment 2007--Summary and Introduction." Child Maltreatment 2007. Apr 2009: iii +. SIRS Government Reporter. Web. 16 Oct 2011.Cole, James. "Deputy Attorney General James Cole Speaks at the Federal..." Department of Justice Press Release. 31 May 2011: n.p. SIRS Government Reporter. Web. 16 Oct 2011.Crary, David. "New Federal Report Shows Drop in Child Abuse Rates." Ithaca Journal (Ithaca, NY). 01 Apr 2010: n.p. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 16 Oct 2011.Crary, David. "Report Faults Many States on Child Abuse Policies." Argus Leader (Sioux Falls, SD). 29 Apr 2008: n.p. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 16 Oct 2011.Hammond, Carl B., and others. "Law Enforcement Response to Child Abuse." PORTABLE GUIDES TO INVESTIGATING CHILD ABUSE. May 1997: 1-20. SIRS Government Reporter. Web. 16 Oct 2011.Krugman, Scott D., and Wendy G. Lane. "Spare the Rod--And Save the Child." Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, MD). 19 Mar 2010: A.21. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 16 Oct 2011.ProQuest Staff. "At Issue: Child Abuse." ProQuest LLC. 2011: n.pag. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 16 Oct 2011.ProQuest Staff. "Child Abuse Timeline." Leading Issues Timelines. Aug. 25 2010: n.p. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 16 Oct 2011.