Child abuse is physical, sexual, and/or psychological maltreatment or neglect of a child or children, especially by a parent or a caregiver. It may result in death or serious harm. It is mainly of four types: Physical, Emotional, Sexual or Neglect. Signs of child abuse may include serious injuries, burns, abnormal fears, bedwetting, constant sadness, low self-esteem, body odour. On doubt of child abuse, an educator has to call 911 immediately, especially in the case of infants and toddlers. An ECE must check the body of children every day when parents come to leave their child. There are some support and strategies for abused children and their family given in the video below




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