Child abuse consists of any act of commission or omission that endangers or impairs a child's physical or emotional health and development. Abuse includes Any harm done to a baby that can't be fairly explained and that is usually pictured by an injury or series of injuries showing to be non-accidental in nature. Physical abuse
Any non-accidental injury to a baby. This includes hit, kicking, slapping, shaking, burning, pinching, hair propulsion, biting, choking, throwing, shoving, whipping, and paddling.
Any sexual act between AN adult and kid. This includes smooching, penetration, intercourse, exploitation, smut, exhibitionism, kid whoredom, group sex, oral sex, or forced observation of sexual acts.
Failure to produce for a childâs physical desires. This includes lack of direction, inappropriate housing or shelter, inadequate provision of food and water, inappropriate article of clothing for season or weather, abandonment, denial of medical aid and inadequate hygiene.
Any angle or behavior that interferes with a childâs mental state or social development. This includes yelling, screaming, name-calling, and shaming, negative comparisons to others, telling them theyâre âbad, no good, worthless or a mistake.â It additionally includes the failure to produce the love and support necessary for the event of a childâs emotional, social, physical and intellectual well-being. This includes ignoring, lack of acceptable physical tenderness (hugs), not speech I love you,â withdrawal of attention, lack of praise and lack of positive reinforcement.
Last date updated on June, 2014