Tracing Violent Behaviors in Domestic Abuse

Recognizing the signs of abuse and violence can help prevent further harm within a family and in the community. Risk factors that can lead to violent behavior should be recognized as well. Listed are several identifiers that are found among perpetrators of domestic violence pointed out in our Violence Against Women textbook.Read More »

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Defining Physical and Emotional Child Neglect

On our blog, we’ve covered physical and emotional child abuse. However, the difference between abuse and neglect is distinctive. While abuse and maltreatment are interchangeable, neglect is failure to provide basic needs or failure to intervene when necessary. Featured in our Nursing Approach to the Evaluation of Child Maltreatment 2nd Edition, these types of neglect are defined and further explained.
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