Child abuse

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Child abuse

  1. 1. child abuse http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fsDMYeBYrZg
  2. 2. What is child abuse ? • Child abuse is an act, by a parent or a caretaker that results in or allows the child to be subjected to death, physical injury , sexual assault or emotional harm.
  3. 3. Signs of abuse  Unexplained injuries  Changes in behavior  Returning to early behaviors
  4. 4. Statistics Title Total # of children in 2012 Total # of children 2013 Male 106,282 55,941 Female 179,179 93,934 Sexual abuse 197,902 102,803 Physical abuse 49,155 27,848 Neglect 17,531 10,143
  5. 5. Safe horizon
  6. 6. Safe horizon • There mission is to provide support, prevent violence, and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities. • some services include: • Child advocacy programs • street work • counseling center • court based children's center
  7. 7. National children's alliance
  8. 8. National children’s alliance • They have 750 child advocacy centers, that provide technical assistance, financial support, leadership, national advocacy centers around the country. • They have a number of different programs , some of them include: • Childrens advocacy centers • co ordinated victim advocacy services
  9. 9. Things the NCA needs to work on. 1. They dont focus on preventing child abuse, and are more focused on running after the perepetrater after the victim has been hurt. 2. There are complaints from people 3. They should focus helping the victim as well as the culprit.
  10. 10. Solutions 1. they should create awareness of child abuse by seminars and shows, to prevent child abuse 2. They should make more shelters so that no child is turned back 3. They should help the victim as well as the perpetrator
  11. 11. Peel children's aid
  12. 12. What does it do ?  CAS protects children from abuse and neglect and helps parents and care givers build healthy families
  13. 13. Things that they need to work on • Many complaints from people • The children are not taught any discipline • It is not available in multiple languages
  14. 14. Conclusion • we all must take part in ending child abuse
  15. 15. Bibliography 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. www.nationalchildrensalliance.org www.safehorizon.com www.peelchildrenaidssociety.com The child called it by David pelzer Escaping daddy by maria landon Child neglect, common form of abuse –news canada 7. Child treatment – encyclopedia britannica 8. Creating safer organizations by John Wiley and sons, ltd publications 9. Child abuse prevention by elizabeth halker 10. Child abuse and neglect ,T iverson

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