Learning Objectives

On completion of this chapter, students should be able to do the following:

  • Discuss domestic violence
  • Define and discuss physical abuse of juveniles
  • Discuss the importance of mandated reporting
  • Define and discuss child neglect
  • Discuss the vicious cycle of child abuse
  • Enumerate the consequences of psychological or emotional abuse of juveniles
  • Define and discuss sexual abuse of juveniles
  • Discuss intervention strategies