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1

- Age of victim (at time of abuse & assessment)
- Abusers relationships to victim
- Duration of abuse
- Reaction of others
- Other life expereinces
are all factors that influence the effects of __________

sexual abuse

2

Immediately after disclosing the abuse, the victim is at risk for ________

denial, rejection, and blaming

3

For children, one of the most significant factors contributing to adjustment after sexual abuse is

level of parental support

4

Name some of the effects of childhood sexual abuse

adverse feelings about sex, shame or guilt, lack of trust, vulnerability or victimization

5

Sustained, repetitive, and inappropriate behavior aimed at threatening, isolating, discrediting, belittling, teasing, and humiliating, bullying, confusing or ignoring people are characteristics of ________

psychological abuse and neglect

6

memory, attention, imagination, and moral development are all impacted by

Psychological abuse

7

T or F most physical abuse occurs within the family

True

8

Name the 3 types of neglect

physical, emotional, medical

9

T or F a past history of violence is the best indicator of future violence

T

10

______ risk factors include past history of violent behavior or demographic information

static

11

_____ risk factors can be changed by interventions (living conditions, psychiatric symptoms)

dynamic

12

extreme changes in mood, regression, withdrawal, sleep disturbances, nightmares, and injury to rectal areas are signs of

sexual abuse

13

Name some family factors that put a child at risk

Single parent
Violent homes
High stress environments

14

Name some parental factors that put a child at risk

Parental history of abuse
Substance abuse
Young parents
limited knowledge if child development

15

Name some child factors that put a child at risk

Children between birth & 3
Children perceived as different
Children who are aggressive or have behavioral issues

16

Name some environmental factors that put a child at risk

Poverty
Unemployment
Parents with less social support

17

What are some appropriate treatment methods to deal with child abuse?

Family & individual therapy focused on protecting & stabilizing family
Focus in parenting skills
Provide additional support
Focus on permanency plan

18

Who defines child abuse laws?

States