[tags: Child abuse, Abuse] - In today’s society there are a variety of social issues that shape and make the world the way it is.
These social problems can affect the economy, humans, and neighborhood communities ranging from local or national.
One social problem that has increased among humans today is child abuse.
This is defined as the physical mistreatment of a child by a parent or caregiver held responsible for a child at their time of care.
Substance abuse, also known as drug abuse, is very prevalent in many countries.
A drug is any substance that modifies the body’s normal functioning.
Child abuse can be categorized into four sectors; sexual abuse, physical abuse, emotional abuse, and neglect.
Social workers play a major role in child welfare and dealing with cases of child abuse....
Every year more than 3.6 million referrals are made to child protection agencies involving more than 6.6 million children (Child Abuse Statistics)....
[tags: Abuse, Child abuse, Psychological abuse] - Child Abuse and Neglect According to Washington Statue ?? means sexual abuse, sexual exploitation, or injury of a child by any person under circumstances which cause harm to the child? or the negligent treatment or maltreatment of a child by a person responsible for or providing care to the child.. The signs of possible child abuse include, but are not limited to, sudden behavior change, untreated medical issues, difficulties in school, lack of adult attention, the child making excuses to stay away from home....