Day: April 4, 2014

Types of child abuse, neglect, and maltreatment of children

Child abuse is an act or set of acts resulting in physical, psychological, sexual, or any other harm or potential harm to a child. According to the United States Federal and State Law’s definition of child abuse and neglect – types of child maltreatment are: -Physical abuse: deliberate physical harm or injury to the child. Many …

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Children and youth gangs – delinquent behavior in juveniles

Searching for a sense of connection and definition of who they are, children, teenagers, and young adults often join in groups. Sharing common identity is a normal part of growing up. However, when such groups are involved in delinquent or wrongful behavior, we call it a youth gang. Shocking statistics of juvenile gangs Children and teenagers of …

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Healthy body image – helping kids appreciate their looks

When someone accepts, appreciates, and has a positive opinion about their body and appearance, we say that person has a healthy body image. The way we think, feel, and generally form opinions about our own bodies develops through time and may depend on many things: experience and self-esteem, influence of other people, socio-cultural environment etc. …

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