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TW: child abuse, Is it ethical for me to write a book centered on child abuse despite not experiencing it?

Asked by: Marcus Bagwell

What are the 4 types of abuses?

The four different main types of child abuse are physical abuse, emotional abuse, neglect, and sexual abuse.

  • Physical Abuse. Physical Abuse is the deliberate intention to inflict pain. …
  • Emotional Abuse. …
  • Neglect. …
  • Sexual Abuse. …
  • Long Term Effects of Child Abuse.

Why it is important to use non leading and open ended questions when responding to a child’s disclosure?

Non-invasive questions are questions that are one-ended ,and are not leading or pushy. Using this type of questioning ensures that the child will keep talking to you. This can help establish trust and lead to long term meaningful communication in the long run .

How do you Recognise when a child is expressing concern indirectly?

indirectly – making ambiguous verbal statements which suggest something is wrong. behaviourally – displaying behaviour that signals something is wrong (this may or may not be deliberate) non-verbally – writing letters, drawing pictures or trying to communicate in other ways.

Who are the perpetrators of child maltreatment?

Relatives of the child are most often the perpetrators of child abuse. In particular, parents make up the majority of child abuse perpetrators. In 2008, more than 80% (81.1%) of perpetrators were parents of the victim.

What is considered abusive behavior?

Abusive behaviour can take many forms. It can include being violent or aggressive, making threats, controlling someone’s behaviour, putting them down, verbally abusing them, taking or keeping money from them and putting pressure on someone to have sex or do things they don’t feel comfortable with.

What is discriminatory abuse?

Discrimination is abuse that focuses on a difference or perceived difference. This may involve race, gender, disability, or any of the protected characteristics of the Equality Act. Examples of discriminatory abuse might involve harassment, slurs, or similar treatment based on the difference or perceived difference.

Which 3 things should you avoid if a child makes a disclosure?


  • Tell the person that you can keep it a secret. …
  • Panic, overreact, be judgmental or make assumptions.
  • Investigate, repeatedly question or ask the individual to repeat the disclosure.
  • Discuss the disclosure with people who do not need to know.

What are ethical and nurturing practices in childcare?

Answer: Ethical practices – having moral principles, performing your job in the correct manner and trying to do what is right. Nurturing practices is to support, encourage, care and protect.

How would you respond to your concerns about abuse and neglect?

Call Health CWU on 1300 480 420 or Call Education CWU on 9269 9400. Contact your local Family Referral Service (FRS) if you would like help referring the family, child or young person to local support services such as housing or respite (http://www.familyreferralservice.com.au). Contact NSW Family Services Inc.

Which parent is more likely to abuse?

A British retrospective prevalence study of 2,869 young adults aged 18-24 (May-Chahal & Cawson, 2005) found that mothers were more likely than fathers to be responsible for physical abuse (49% of incidents compared to 40%).

Who is more likely to be an abuser?


Fifty-four percent of respondents reported being psychologically abusive, and 52 percent said they were victims of this type of behavior. Women were more likely to be psychologically abusive, with 57 percent saying they were perpetrators versus 50 percent of males.

What is perpetrator behavior?

An abuse perpetrator is anyone who purposely causes harm to another or allows for harm to be done to another. Perpetrators of abuse can be the abuser in domestic violence situations, or they may be parents or caregivers who are causing harm to their children.

What are the characteristic of an abuser?

An abuser objectifies the victim and often sees them as their property or sexual objects. An abuser has low self-esteem and feels powerless and ineffective in the world. He or she may appear successful, but internally, they feel inadequate. An abuser externalizes the causes of their behavior.

What is psychological grooming?

Grooming – Grooming is the predatory act of maneuvering another individual into a position that makes them more isolated, dependent, likely to trust, and more vulnerable to abusive behavior. Description: Grooming is a insidious predatory tactic, utilized by abusers.

What are the characteristics of a victim?

People with a victim mentality may:

  • feel hopeless.
  • believe they lack support.
  • blame themselves.
  • lack self-confidence.
  • have low self-esteem.
  • struggle with depression and PTSD.

How do you identify victim mentality?

Look for these signs in yourself to see if you might have adopted a victim mentality:

  1. ‌You blame others for the way your life is.
  2. ‌You truly think life is against you.
  3. ‌You have trouble coping with problems in your life and feel powerless against them.
  4. ‌You feel stuck in life and approach things with a negative attitude.

How do you tell someone they have a victim mentality?

Things to Say to Someone With a Victim Mentality

  1. “I’m sorry that you are going through this. …
  2. “I have about an hour to talk if you’d like to try and figure things out.”
  3. “I can’t solve this problem for you, but I’m here to help you through it.”
  4. “I care about you but we seem to be rehashing the same things over and over.

Which behavioral characteristic describes the domestic abuser?

This includes any behaviors that frighten, intimidate, terrorize, manipulate, hurt, humiliate, blame, injure, or wound someone. Domestic abuse can happen to anyone of any race, age, sexual orientation, religion, or gender.

What profession has the highest domestic violence rate?

police officers

So which occupation has the highest rate? That would be police officers. Studies have found that a minimum of 40 percent of families of officers have experienced some type of domestic violence. This can include anything from harassment and stalking to homicide.

What is it called when one person mistreats another affirmation?

When 1 person mistreats another it is called affirmation. Domestic violence directed at a person under the age of 18 is elder abuse. In joint custody, 1 parent has the responsibility for a child’s care. Foster care is a temporary placement of a child in the home of an adult who is not related to them.

How does domestic violence affect someone psychologically?

Abuse victims can also suffer both short- and long-term emotional and psychological effects, including feelings of confusion or hopelessness, depression, anxiety, panic attacks, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

What mental illness is often associated with domestic violence?

On average, more than half of the women seen in mental health settings are being or have been abused by an intimate partner. There are specific diagnoses that are commonly experienced by these women: post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and anxiety.

Is Gaslighting manipulated?

Gaslighting is a form of psychological manipulation in which the abuser attempts to sow self-doubt and confusion in their victim’s mind. Typically, gaslighters are seeking to gain power and control over the other person, by distorting reality and forcing them to question their own judgment and intuition.

Is being abusive A mental illness?

Abusive behavior in an intimate partner relationship and mental illness are two separate entities. Since abusive behaviors happen primarily in one’s intimate partner relationship, it’s common that an abusive partner will not show their negative or harmful behaviors with friends, co-workers or family members.

What mental illness do most abusers have?

The results of this research show that do- mestic abusers tend to obtain high points for some types of personality disorders, especially narcissistic, antisocial and bor- derline disorders. They also present symptoms of depressive disorders and consumption of drugs and alcohol.

Can emotional abuse give you PTSD?

Does emotional abuse lead to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? Emotional abuse doesn’t always lead to PTSD, but it can. PTSD can develop after a frightening or shocking event. Your doctor may make a PTSD diagnosis if you experience high levels of stress or fear over a long period of time.