Describe Child Abuse

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Child abuse can be a once of instance or it can be a reoccurring situation. There are 4 different types of childe abuse:-
• Physical
• Sexual
• Emotional
• Neglect
Some behavioral indicators that may be observed in a child that has been either abused or maltreated are things such as:-
Physical abuse is when the child has suffered from physical trauma or an injury that was not an accident and may leave marks. Some of these are:-
• Being hit
• Bruises or welts
• Burning
• Fractures/ broken bones

Sexual abuse towards a child is when either a adult, teenager or even just a stronger child takes advantage of the child’s trust and respect. Some of these may include:-
• Any sexual contact
• Rape
• Speaking to the child in a sexual

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