Prevention Of Child Abuse And Neglect Essay

1977 Words Mar 22nd, 2016 8 Pages
everyday lives. Lastly, the most severe effect is death. “An average of nearly five children die every day as a result of child abuse or neglect” (Iannelli). I never thought that there were that many children that died from child abuse every day. It really puts things into perspective and really shows that something needs to be done about child abuse.
There are people out there who have tried to do things about child abuse. They have done things that help reduce child abuse, but nothing has really permanently worked to stop it from happening. For example, organizations have been made that help people recognize and stop child abuse. The International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN) is one of those organizations. The goals of the ISPCAN is to increase awareness of the extent, the causes and possible solutions for all forms of child abuse, to clinically and academically educate people who can help, to support people trying to help, to improve the quality of current efforts to stop child abuse, and to design and deliver training to professionals and concerned citizen who want to help (“ISPCAN”). This group is effective with the children that they help and the organizations they support, but there are still many instances out there where they cannot help because they aren’t reported, or the child is scared and has no way to report it. Another organization is childhelp. They are a non-profit organization that work towards the treatment and prevention…

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