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Recognizing Child Abuse (3 Parts)

Synopsis
RECOGNIZING CHILD ABUSE is a three-part series designed to inform those providing care and service how to recognise the signs of child abuse and what actions they need to take if abuse is suspected. Each programme addresses mandatory reporting for those in health and social services, as well as anonymous reporting by others. Viewers learn types of suspect behaviour in both victims and perpetrators and what signs to look for when assessing suspected abuse.

Part 1: Physical Abuse - covers risk factors and how to recognise actual physical signs of abuse. Physical symptoms covered in detailed imagery are soft-tissue injuries, skeletal and head injuries, abdominal injuries and inflicted traumatic brain injury.
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Part 2 - Neglect and Emotional Abuse - gives an overview and discusses neglectful caretakers, neglect (both physical and emotional) and emotional abuse.

Part 3 - Sexual Abuse - gives an overview and definition of sexual abuse. Incest, molestation, exhibitionism, child pornography and child prostitution are covered with specific emphasis on the methods used by abusers.
Language
English
Country
United States
Year of production
2008
Subjects
Medical sciences; Social welfare
Keywords
child abuse; child welfare; sexual abuse

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0 NTSC
Price
$185.00 each part
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
13, 13, 14 minutes
Year
2014

Production Company

Name

Cinema House Films Inc

Distributor

Name

Pyramid Media

Email
info@pyramidmedia.com
Web
http://www.pyramidmedia.com External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 310 398 6149
Fax
+1 310 398 7869
Address
PO Box 1048
Santa Monica
California
90406-1048
USA
Notes
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