Safety First for Children who Report Violence and Sexual Abuse

Jun 17th, 2015
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• Research demonstrates that increased adverse childhood experiences such as physical and sexual abuse and witnessing domestic violence are strongly related to obesity, substance abuse, depression, suicide attempts, promiscuity, sexually transmitted diseases, vocational problems, heart disease, lung disease, cancer, and other societal problems.

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DRAFTSafety First for Children who Report Violence and Sexual Abuse Whereas:Child abuse is a major public health issue in the United Statesi.Research demonstrates that increased adverse childhood experiences such as physical and sexual abuse and witnessing domestic violence are strongly related to obesity, substance abuse, depression, suicide attempts, promiscuity, sexually transmitted diseases, vocational problems, heart disease, lung disease, cancer, and other societal problems.ii The total lifetime estimated financial costs associated with just one year of confirmed cases of child maltreatment is approximately $124 billion.iii iv Whereas:Child abuse is epidemic and increasing. The total number of children referred to child protection agencies increased in the past 5 years from 3.2 million referrals (5.8 million children) in 2007 to3.4 million referrals (6.2 million children) in 2011.vThe number of physically and sexually abused children rose from 18.4% in 2007 to 27.7% in 2011. Physical abuse rose from 10.8% in 2007 to 17.6% in 2011. Sexual abuse rose from 7.6% in 2007 to 9.1% in 2011. Neglect rose from 59% in 2007 to 78.5% in 2011

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