Category Trauma, Child Abuse Prevention

Healing From Childhood Trauma: 7 Ways Parents Can Help Their Teen Develop Resilience

Childhood trauma is one of the biggest problems experienced by children and teens, which is often hidden in plain sight. Sadly, childhood trauma can go untreated and result in unhealthy choices and a self-destructive path as children enter adolescence and young adulthood. However, there are steps that parents can actively take in helping their teens to heal from their experience and develop the resilience to lead healthy lives.

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Child Abuse – Verbal Abuse – The Short and Long Term Effects

This article is divided into three sections. Overview of Verbal Abuse: An insight into what is verbal abuse and its significance. Short Term Effects: Notable Behaviour and performance traits observed shortly after verbal abuse. Long Term Effects: The personality which is created as an adult by a person who has suffered verbal abuse and the reasons behind the theory.

The Signs of Child Abuse and Neglect You Should Know

While it can be hard to prevent child abuse and neglect, knowing the warning signs can help you put an end to these horrible wrongs much quicker. When it is caught early on, the victim is more likely to make a healthy recovery.

Differing Forms of Child Abuse

Child abuse is an unfortunate reality in our society. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have reported that over 10 of every 1000 children are victims of maltreatment in the form of abuse or neglect at some point in their lives.

Child Abuse – What Are The Causes and Effects?

Child abuse could either be physical, mental or sexual abuse to children. This might have certain adverse effects on the child so they must be given extra support and attention.

The Four Primary Types of Child Abuse

Perhaps the most important part of Child Abuse Prevention Awareness is knowing what, exactly, is deemed to be child abuse. Every ten seconds, another case of child abuse is reported to authorities. The number of children undergoing abuse is staggering, and frightening. But how to best prevent these abuses is a question with a multi-fold […]

Child Abuse Can Cause Physical Ailments in Adult Survivors

The truth for many survivors of child abuse is that, “getting over it” isn’t simply a matter of trying to let go of the memory. For many, the long-term effects of child abuse are both ongoing psychological and physical ailments that can plague them throughout their adult lives.

Long-term Effects of Child Abuse on Adult Survivors

Child abuse often stirs images of beatings, bruises, or severe malnourishment and neglect. These signs are only the tip of the iceburg as child abuse and neglect can take many forms and does not discriminate based on socio-economic status, race, geograpic location or gender.