Module Three: Text Questions
Explain the different forms of child abuse? Include Shaken Baby Syndrome in your response. What types of physical care must a parent provide an infant child? What are some strategies for helping a child cope with stress?
Critical Thinking Questions
What is the difference between a protective environment and a nurturing environment? How do children’s needs change as they grow through development stages from infancy to teen years? How do special needs children differ? List and explain factors a parent can control that lead to a nurturing environment. Include characteristics of nurturing parents. List and explain factors that lead to poor relationships and that increase the risk of child abuse. Why is it critical for a parent to be involved in their children’s education?
1. The different forms of child abuse are physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect. Physical abuse is violence on a child by a parent or a caregiver. Some examples of physical abuse are hitting, kicking, and punching. Emotional abuse is where the victim feels rejected and worthless without using physical harm. Some examples are name-calling, threatening, and rejection. Sexual abuse is sexual contact or speaking sexual to a person or child. Some examples are showing private areas and speaking sexual to a child. Neglect is when a parent fails to give the child basic needs like emotional and physical needs. Some examples are leaving the child unsupervised for long periods and not enrolling the child in school. Shaken baby syndrome is when a baby or child is shaken violently. It is a form of physical child abuse that occurs to younger children. 2. The types of physical care an infant child needs are getting its diapers changed, being fed, getting bathed, and getting dressed. 3. Some strategies for helping a child cope with stress by encouraging their child to communicate openly, help solve the problem the child...
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