Review Questions/ Critical Thinking

Explain the different forms of child abuse? Include Shaken Baby Syndrome in your response. There are 4 different forms of child abuse, which are Physical, Emotional, Sex al Abuse, and Neglect. Physical abuse is violence directed toward a child by a parent or another form of legal guardian. A form of physical abuse is Shaken Baby Syndrome, when a n individual shakes a child violently over a period of time leading to the deterioration of the e child’s brain or other organs which can lead to hospitalizing or death.

Emotional abuse is when a arena, legal guardian or caregiver causes the child to feel worthless and reject Ted using words, names, and other harmful verbal abuse. Sexual abuse can be verbal, w which can lead to physical contact, exposing one’s self or pornography to the child is also forms sexual abuse. Neglect is a form of abuse where the parent, legal guardian and/ or caregiver doesn’t care for their child’s physical, emotional, disciplinary, and/ or educational needs. . What types of physical care must a parent provide an infant child? The type of physical care a parent must provide an infant child are nearly ever hitting, infants are almost powerless and need their parents to bathe them, feed the m, dress them, change their diapers, and to keep them clean. 3. What are some strategies for helping a child cope with stress?

Some strategies that parents can use to help a child cope with stress are to en courage their child to have an open communication, also to have enough trust so they feel comfortable opening up to you about what’s bothering them. Parents should help their child solve their their problems not just solve them for them. It is important to prop did a home environment that is stable and free of hostility and violence. Critical Thinking Questions 1 . What is the difference between a protective environment and a nurturing environment?

The difference between a protective and nurturing environment is that a prop active environment keeps their child sheltered from the real world by restricting the children from experiencing the real world experience, meanwhile a nurturing environment has all the same characteristics as a protective parent but allows their children to grow a ND mature into adults by learning from their mistakes that still allow them to make right decisions and good healthy choices. 2. How do children’s needs change as they grow through development stages from infancy to teen years?

How do special needs children differ? Children’s needs change as they grow up through development stages where as infants need help for everything from sitting up to eating, going to the bathroom, bat hint, propping their heads up but once they get to be toddles they need attention because SST age Of life helps to shape the child’s whole life. Around this age kids need help while deep eloping their motor skill, learning how to use the bathroom, eating, walking and talking. Who en the child aches the the elementary school range they need less supervision.

The are n owe developing social lives and morals, parents should now begin to develop stud y habits for the child. Teenagers are young adults who feel that they need more freedom but still need their parents to be a good support system because no matter what they belie eve they are not fully developed emotionally and mentally, this coming from an actual teen eager I would know, that we still need our parents to lead us to make good life choices. Spec ill needs children differ by the way they grow up. All special needs children are differed tan need efferent types of care.

Special needs children need more care, time, affection, and help than your average child would need. 3. List and explain factors a parent can control that lead to a nurturing environment. Include characteristics of nurturing parents. Some factors that a parent can control that leads to them being a nurturing p arena would have to be, being supportive, good guide to decisions, and giving the children freedom when they need it for growth and maturity. Some characteristics of a nurturing g parent would be a parent who makes room for growth of their child mentally, emotion anally, and in general.

Parents are attentive to their child’s physical, emotional, and mental needs. 4. List and explain factors that lead to poor relationships and that increase the risk of child abuse. Some factors that lead to poor relationships and increase the risk of child ABA use are a direct result of irresponsibility on the part of the parent, such as substance ABA use, drugs and alcohol can hurt a person’s cholesterol and their ability to be a responsible e and nurturing parent. Neglect, Marital strife and divorce is another factor that lea ads to poor relationships. 5. Why is it critical for a parent to be involved in their children’s education?

It is critical for parents to be involved in their children’s education because De auction begins at home. A child must first learn how to walk and talk at home; the par .NET should then try to incorporate teaching children letters, numbers, and colors before s tarring school so learning the basics will come easy to them. Education is important to child, it is the only thing we are required to do for 13 years and if parents are involved In their chi lid’s education, then the child will do much better with the influence and encourage moment oftener parents from from the background like a sturdy support system.