Week 3 408 Assignment Essay

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Patterns and Characteristics of the Abuser and the Abused Robert Tice
BSHS 408 Week 1
September 21, 2015 James Bell

Patterns and Characteristics of the Abuser and the Abused
Introduction
It is our role in identifying Child Abuse and Neglect. It is important for us to learn about this subject. Child abuse and neglect occurs in all socioeconomic families as well as in child care programs. It is more prevalent than you may think, and you may be the only person in a position to intervene. You have not only a moral obligation to intervene, but as we will discuss, you have a legal obligation to report it.

What are the patterns and characteristics you would look for during the screening of family members
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The first step is to provide a safe environment to prevent further harm. The sooner this happens, the better the child's chance for physical and emotional recovery. This includes separating the child, as well as any other children in

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