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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. 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.
3. A Personal Story of Child Molestation
This article is written by a guest writer and mother who has experienced this tragedy on a very personal level. She has given some very excellent insights on the matter, as well as signs to look for.
4. Narcissistic Personality Disorder & Parenting
A narcissistic parent is one who feeds off their child's accomplishments, and is demanding emotionally. Children living with a parent with Narcissistic Personality Disorder often feel they are never good enough in their parents eyes. Was your mother or father a narcissistic parent?
5. Child Abuse - Why does it Happen?
Why does abuse child happen? Many speculate how anyone can abuse a child, but the reality is there is no acceptable reason to hurt a child.
6. 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.
7. Foster Parents, Foster Children, and Foster Homes
Foster parent's can make or break the experience for a child who is taken into the custody of the state and placed into a foster home. Foster Parents are angels in disguise. Learn more about what it means to be a foster parent.
8. Child Abuse and Neglect Defined
The Federal Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) defines child abuse and neglect. Learn what constitutes child abuse on the federal level and how states determine criminal and civil statues using CAPTA.
9. How Childhood Abuse Affects the Adult Survivor
The long term affect of childhood abuse varies based on many variables that affect how someone handles the abuse as an adult. Learn how adult survivors are affected or not affected by their childhood abuse.
10. Verbal Abuse Defined
How do you define verbal abuse? Is it simply name calling or more derogatory, such as demeaning and belittling a child? Would you recognize verbal abuse if you saw it? Learn how to help a child being verbally abused.
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