Abuse Essay Topics

Substance Abuse – Alcohol and Drugs

World Health Organization has played a huge role in the management of substance abuse and its prevention especially among the vulnerable groups. It has supported countries to reduce and prevent problems caused by the use of psychoactive substances in terms of regulations and policy implementation. Its main mandate is to; “recommend reduction and prevention mechanisms… View Article

Sanctions in Criminal and Civil Law

Answer to Question 1 Sanctioning or Punishment is the act of imposing an unpleasant condition upon a subject in order to stop an undesirable behavior that he has displayed. The main rationale is that if people are harmed for their wrongful conduct, such wrongful conduct will no longer continue in the future.[1]  In law, there… View Article

Effects of Child Abuse

Child abuse is a prevailing problem in society that must be addressed at the soonest possible time. However, it is one of the most difficult problems to address as well since there are only certain ways by which it can be monitored. What makes it even harder is the fact that the parents themselves are… View Article

To Spank or not to Spank?

Abuse involves cruel or violent treatment of another human being, especially any kind of sexual assault. “The Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act of 1996 defines child abuse as ‘any recent act of failure to act, on the part of a parent or caretaker, which results in death, serious harm, sexual abuse, or exploitation, or… View Article

Torture Case

Is torture ever justified? Frontline tells us that (Frontline, 2007) “the classic example in the debate is whether” ticking time bomb” terrorists should be tortured. It assumes that a person has information that could save hundreds, thousands, even hundreds of thousands of lives. If that person is in custody, how far should authorities be willing… View Article

Treatment Programs for Criminals

Research indicates that helping and guiding individuals who are regarded as criminals and abusers is a very hard task for an individual who is not well experienced due to an increase in crime as a result of various reasons that include poverty, misuse of drugs, and fighting for power among others. Many societies have come… View Article

Treating Substance Abuse: A Discussion of Two Prominent Methods

It is an alarming fact that around the world, substance abuse is a major health problem and social problem. Research has led to the identification of many factors involved in addictive behavior. Many organizations and facilities exist offering treatment through various methods and with different success rates. Two of these methods are presented and personally… View Article

Abuse Institutional Abuse

Unit 204 – Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care The numbers in the bracket after each question relate to the assessment criteria in the standards UNIT 4222-205 1. Define the following types of abuse: (1.1.1) • Sexual abuse Sexual abuse is the forcing of undesired sexual behaviour by one person upon… View Article

Prevention Of Elderly Abuse Neglect And Exploitation

There is a growing concern over elderly abuse, neglect and exploitation as it has been lately estimated that its occurrence has increased over the past few decades.  The first reported estimate of elderly abuse stated that approximately 3% of elderly individuals in the United States have been abused (Pillemer and Finkelhor, 1988), which may be… View Article

Psychological Abuse

Psychological abuse refers to “abuse that damages the psyche, or the mind. Psychological abuse happens when one person attempts to gain power and control over another.” It involves the deliberate infliction of pain or anguish to another person through verbal or nonverbal conduct designed to humiliate or threaten another person (National Committee for the Prevention… View Article

Social Dimensions of Child Abuse in KSA

First of all, I wish to laud you for having tackled these important aspects of the problem you wish to do research on: You have an excellent grasp of long-term outcomes, policy changes (p. 7) Acknowledging that some baseline research has already been done (p. 5) Difficulties (p. 6), really Limitations which you must address… View Article

Child Abuse and Neglect

“Every year 3.3 million reports of child abuse are made in the United States involving nearly 6 million children (a report can include multiple children). The United States has the worst record in the industrialized nation – losing five children every day due to abuse-related deaths.” stated by Sara O’Meara. That’s a very depressing fact,… View Article

Child Abuse

We live in a very violent society! In fact, violence has become a way of life in America, according to R. J. Gelles and M. A. Straus, authors of Physical Violence in American Families. They believe the family is the most violent institution other than the military in time of war! That is appalling, as… View Article

Peer Violence

Peer violence/abuse is something that takes place in the everyday life of some people and their families. Peer violence/abuse is when a person undergoes improper or unfair physical or verbal maltreatment, injury, sexual assault, violation, unjust practices, wrongful practice or custom, offense, and crime. There are many different types of peer violence such as verbal,… View Article

Effects Of Verbal And Emotional Abuse

The effects of verbal abuse and emotional abuse intertwine because verbally abusive statements play on the victim’s emotions. For example, the simple statement, “You’re just looking for a fight!” tells the victim what he’s doing and thinking, accuses the victim of attacking the abuser, and diverts the topic to a new problem (avoiding a fight).3… View Article

Stockholm Syndrome

Throughout the semester our class has discussed various types of deviant behavior and what kind of acts might be considered as deviant. Analyzing the motives behind deviant behavior has been very interesting to learn about and has opened my eyes to various reasons why someone might act deviant. Learning and thinking about the numerous kinds… View Article

Red Lake High School Shooting

Jeffrey James “Jeff” Weise was an Ojibwe Native American adolescent, and a student at Red Lake Senior High School in Red Lake, Minnesota. He killed nine people and wounded five others in a shooting spree on March 21, 2005, when he was just 16 years old. Weise first murdered his grandfather and grandfather’s girlfriend at… View Article

People with Learning Disability

To make sure that people with learning difficulties are able to live in their flats independently and not go through any abuse, there are various strategies to help them such as: Protection of Vulnerable Adults scheme (POVA) The Protection of Vulnerable Adults (POVA) scheme was July 2004 was introduced to protect vulnerable adults such as… View Article

Stereotype – Prejudice

Stereotypes Stereotypes are common anywhere in the world. These are created by ourselves. A stereotype is an idea or image structured and accepted by most people as a model or behavioral qualities representing a group. On occasions these characteristics representing communities, social classes and people living in a country which does not belong. Stereotypes can… View Article

Prejudice – Montan 1948 & Snow Falling on Cedars

The conventions of the concept, ‘prejudice and hatred are never right in a just society’ are explored in Larry Watson’s 1993 fictional novel, ‘Montana 1948’ and also in the film, ‘Snow Falling on Cedars’, directed by Scott Hicks. Specifically, the two compositions delve into this notion by mainly focusing on the prejudices that are placed… View Article

The Human Nature of Prejudice

Many people in society today have the mindset that being prejudice is wrong, especially as it relates to skin color and ethnicity. Social Psychology and Human Nature book describes prejudice as “an act of a wicked culture” (Roy F. Baumeister, Brad J. Bushman p. 402). Jim Cole’s description is: “Prejudices will be dealt with here… View Article

Prejudice In Organizations

?Question 2: Prejudice can be hurtful and destructive – discuss how you can personally reduce prejudice in your workplace – please provide an example. Prejudice can be described as a word which is derived from the Latin word Prae Judicium meaning ‘to try in advance’ (Clawson et al: 1990). Prejudice happens when we pre-judge individuals… View Article

Prejudices: Challenging Level Prejudice

“We are each burdened with prejudice; against the poor or the rich, the smart or the slow, the gaunt or the obese. It is natural to develop prejudices. It is noble to rise above them,” Author Unknown. Unfortunately, throughout history our society has become victim to the upbringing and menacing of prejudices within. The prejudices… View Article

Beaten Like Dogs

? “They went by, fallen, dragging their packs, dragging their lives, deserting their childhood, cringing like beaten dogs. ” This quote stated in the book the Night written by Elie Wiesel. This quote simply sums up the book in a few words. For me it shows the indescribable misery endured by the Jewish people. This… View Article

Teaching Assistant

1) The five broad social and emotional aspects of learning are: * Self awareness A pupil’s ability to look at themselves and their actions and analysis the impact both directly and indirectly (towards others) is paramount to their future development. A mature, well rounded child will have the skills to constantly adapt to ever changing… View Article

Integrated and multi-agency working

1.1 Explain the importance of multi-agency working and integrated working. Multi-agency working allows practitioners from different sectors and professions to work together to support children, young people and families. It makes sure that the child has the best support it can have. It has amazing benefits for the child and early identification and intervention allows… View Article

Conducting Personal Business on Company Time

Because employees tend to spend so much of their weekday hours on the job, they often are tempted to conduct personal business on company time. This can include setting up doctor’s appointments on company phone lines, making vacation reservations using their employer’s computers and Internet connections or even making phone calls for a freelance side… View Article

Animal Abuse Problem

Animal abuse is a people problem. Cruelty to animals can be prevented by all costs. Educate people you see abusing their animals and always, always report suspicious activity to your local law enforcement or animal control. An abused animal can turn on a human in an instant, so children and innocent bystanders can be attacked… View Article

Bullying Is a Legal Crime

On September 18, 2011 a 14-year-old Jamey Redeemer took his life after years of bullying. The news spread in a blink of an eye. The whole country mourned. Jamey cried for help for months. He regularly posted online about being bullied at school and how people would launch insults at him. Soon, students started to… View Article