Top Ten ChildAbuse Articles

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Here are the top ten articles for the Child Abuse Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. CPS False Allegations of Child Abuse
There are 3.3 million reports of child abuse made in the United States every year according to Childhelp dot org. Yet, even more concerning are the calls to Child Protective Services (CPS) making false allegations of child abuse. Who calls and the reason they call will surprise you.

2. The Role of Society
Society plays a big part in child abuse, in my opinion. Children are taught at an early age about role playing between boys and girls. This carries with them throughout their life. Society can help to teach our youth to break the cycles of abuse by teaching equality and respect.

3. Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse and Trust
Adult survivors of child sexual abuse have great difficulty with trusting those closest to them for fear the person will hurt them. Learn how sexual abuse affects the survivors sense of trust.

4. Safety Plan & Escaping Domestic Violence
If you are in a domestic violence relationship creating a safety plan will help you escape when the time is right for you to leave. Planning ahead will help make the escape run smoother. Learn how to plan your escape.

5. Child Maltreatment - Child Abuse Statistics
Did you know is a little game we will play regarding child abuse statistics. Will you be surprised or angered by the numbers? Have you ever not reported suspected child abuse when you were pretty certain a child was being hurt?

6. Physical Punishment, Discipline or Child Abuse
What is the difference between physical punishment and discipline? Is it ever appropriate to punch your son at school for bad behavior? Let me know what you think after reading the article by posting your thoughts in the free child abuse forum.

7. Inappropriate Touching Defined
It is important to teach children what is inappropriate touching and what is safe touching. In addition, teach children to say "no" to a grown up that they do not want to touch them. This empowers children to stand up for themselves.

8. National Child Abuse Prevention Month
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. What are you planning to do to help protect our children?

9. Sexual Abuse and Insomnia
It is not unusual for adult survivors of child sexual abuse to have difficulty as darkness closes in at the end of the day. The survivor may not feel safe as the world becomes dark and shadowy. Yet, one can learn how to make their world feel safer by trying some of the following ideas.

10. Trust as Children
Trust is a major factor in all relationships. Children that are abused learn quickly that they cannot trust their abusive parents. This article sheds light on the issues surrounding trust when it comes to abused children.



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