Essay on Child Abuse
Psychology 2076
Objective:
Students will increase their knowledge base and understanding of various facets of physical child abuse.
Procedure:
Students will gather information addressing the aspects of physical child abuse in the areas delineated below. Information must be gathered from a minimum of 5 reputable sources
Students will write an essay about physical child abuse using the format delineated below.

Section 1: Definition and prevalence (the percentage of a population that is affected) – two reputable resources listed at the end of this section using APA format (http://www.apastyle.org/learn/faqs/index.aspx)
Section 2: Characteristics of victims of physical child abuse– two reputable resources listed at the end of this section using APA format.
Section 3: Characteristics of perpetrators of physical child abuse– two reputable resources listed at the end of this section using APA format.
Section 4: Signs and symptoms of physical child abuse– two reputable resources listed at the end of this section using APA format.
Section 5: Mediating/contributing factors– two reputable resources listed at the end of this section using APA format.
Section 6: What events in A Child Called “It” are consistent /inconsistent with the information from sections 2 through 5?
Section 7: Preventing physical child abuse– two reputable resources listed at the end of this section using APA format.
Section 8: Treatment of victims and perpetrators of physical child abuse– two reputable resources listed at the end of this section using APA format.
Section 9: Conclusion

 

Child Abuse