7 Types of Parental Abuse | The Exhausted Woman

A bruise should not be the requirement for evidence of parental abuse. There are many other ways a child can be harmed. While this list may not be all inclusive, it is meant to expand on the traditional definition of child abuse. Most states recognize some aspects of sexual abuse, physical abuse, or neglect but fail to fully address them while completely disregarding mental, verbal, emotional, financial, and spiritual. This list provides an opportunity to explore, evaluate, and discuss other types of child abuse. Physical Abuse. Has the child experienced: Intimidation – Bullying by standing over, looking down, or getting “in your face” and refusing to back off. Isolation – Limiting ability to escape from or abandoning in dangerous situations. Restraint – Confines by blocking a doorway, locking doors with no key, or tying up. Aggression – Hitting, kicking, punching, arm twisting, pushing, beating, shoving, biting, slapping, striking with an object, shaking, pinching, choking, hair

Source: 7 Types of Parental Abuse | The Exhausted Woman

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