Essay Archive - Child Abuse
Child Abuse is a major problem in our society today. According to
child protective service (CPS) agencies in the United States. Child Abuse
and neglects shows 1.7% increase over the number children reported in 1996.
More people are starting to report child abuse, reporting levels have
increased 41% between 1988 and 1997.
There are four forms of child maltreatment: emotional abuse,
neglect, physical abuse and sexual abuse.
Emotional Abuse: Also known as: verbal abuse and mental abuse. Includes
acts or the failures to act by parents or caretakers that have caused or
could cause serious behavioral, emotional, or m....