Bullying: Another Form of Child Abuse

Bullying: Another Form of Child Abuse   Bullying is child abuse. Amazingly, there are still those who view bullying as an acceptable childhood rite of passage or typical child behaviors. Those people are wrong. Being bullied isn’t an effective way for children to...

Childhood Sexual Abuse: 13 Stages of Healing

Childhood Sexual Abuse: 13 Stages of Healing   Healing is a process. Whether a person is healing from a physical injury, grief, failure, or abuse, healing is possible. All child abuse is horrific. Childhood sexual abuse adds a sinister element due to the shame it...

Sibling Abuse: The Hidden Epidemic

Sibling Abuse: The Hidden Epidemic   When most people think of child abuse, they most likely think of an adult harming a child. Yet, sibling abuse is the most common but least reported abuse in the family. Though experts contend that it’s significantly...

Preventing Institutional Child Abuse

What is Institutional Child Abuse? From a young age, children are taught to respect adults and authority figures, especially those who are responsible for a child’s health and safety. What happens when these trusted adults use their power to take advantage of...