“Child abuse is also called cruelty to children, the willful infliction of pain and suffering on children through physical, sexual, or emotional mistreatment” (Jenkins 1). “Child abuse often is overlooked by family, friends, and health professionals” (Jenkins 1) meaning it could be misinterpreted by some,
When the most important source; family betrayed them and cannot be trusted anymore, the child often feels that it is not possible to trust anyone in this world. They will end up being cautious with everyone they know in order to protect themselves from being abused again. The abused victim not always comfortable with people being close to them because of the bad experience they had been through had taught them that the loved ones cannot be trusted. Some of the victims may have the doubt and insecurity which makes them being a suspicious person over everything that they witnessed. Having a trust
Abandoned children constantly seek for approval and achievements, setting themselves up for failure and leading to trust issues. Babies also might develop the “abandonment syndrome” which is a psychological behavioural condition. This is a serious issue as it may result in the children thinking that they are not wanted or loved thus leading to suicide or crime.
As a parent their duty is to be a role model for the child show the child the correct and mental stability that it is in. Becoming a role model means helping and showing guidance and support towards the child. Coming into a new home the child might have trust issues, might be shy, a little rude, scared. Depending on what has happened to the child in the past everyone has a different background story but don’t pressure the child to open up he/she will adapt differently towards other. People can’t one day wake up and think “ I want to become a foster/adoptive parent today”.
Other behaviors that are common are refusal to spend time with one parent, becoming overburdened with responsibilities and other behaviors likely serve to meet the child’s needs, and feeling guilty. Children associated specifically with parental divorce have been seen with an increase in anxiety and depression. According to research this anxiety and depression is due to the divorce event specifically, rather than every day family strain; “immediately after divorce, children in divorced families exhibit more problems in adjustment
When a child is removed, the system must do its job to ensure they provide the child with all their basic necessities. (“What is Foster Care”) It is important to provide the child with required assistance and positive guidance. Some examples include sending them to
Some argue that the Foster Care system is ineffective and causes more harm than good. Children are traumatized from being moved home to home and never feel a sense of belonging. Being in the system can cause emotional, social, and life skill problems that can affect a child future. Many studies have shown that kids who are in Foster Care develop emotional, social and life skill problems that will affect them long-term, that will cause problems in their future as an adult. Some may often not be able to learn the basic life skills that will help them as a functional citizen in society.
Foster kids never really get a break until they are adopted by a loving family. Sadly, they usually are more unfortunate than lucky. Treating foster kids poorly and placing them in bad homes just to get your job done is not okay. The foster care system is failing kids badly, because they are more emotional, scared, and most have developmental issues because of what they have been through. According to many authors the statement about foster care systems failing is true.
Within many of these relationships the parents simply cannot provide enough time to their children to meet in entirety their attachment needs. Long discussed in his article disorganized attachment relationships in infants of adolescent mothers and factors that may augment positive outcomes how adolescent mothers’ due to their own young age and lack of maturity develop unclear lines of their own roles as mothers resulting in a very unorganized relationship with their child. Such disorganized relationships can result in an unreliable parent child relationship. Children of young mothers who act in this way will develop an expectation for little and far in between care. Similarly, children with incarcerated parents develop these same expectations.