Ch 13: Recognizing Abuse & Neglect

About This Chapter

Enhance your understanding of how to recognize abuse and neglect with help from short video and text lessons. This chapter offers a comprehensive overview of topics that include psychological abuse, child abuse and neglect, and abusive relationships.

Recognizing Abuse & Neglect - Chapter Summary

Expert instructors have developed quality lessons designed to strengthen your ability to recognize abuse and neglect. Use this chapter to examine various types of abuse, their characteristics and the ways in which they impact victims. Access the lessons anytime, day or night, to ensure you have a good grasp of concepts covered. When finished, you will be able to do the following:

  • Identify the four major types of child abuse and neglect, their characteristics and effects
  • Discuss characteristics of an abuser and how abuse and neglect impact child development
  • List and discuss different types of elder abuse
  • Define and describe psychological abuse

Tailor the lessons to your unique study needs by reviewing the lessons in any sequence and as often as needed. Since the lessons are accessible from any computer, tablet or smartphone, you can review abuse and neglect concepts from home or anywhere with an Internet connection. After reviewing the lessons, feel free to submit questions to our experts if you need additional details. When ready, take short lesson quizzes and a comprehensive chapter exam to assess your ability to recognize abuse and neglect.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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