Abuse Essay Topics

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

Sexual Harassment in Pro Sports

Situation Analysis: • New York Knicks basketball team executive awarded over $11 million in punitive damages for sexual harassment suit • Four – week trial • The case exposed the organization and its managers unfavorable publicity • Anucha Browne Sanders, the Knicks’ senior vice president of marketing and business operations accused the teams owner, the… View Article

The 5 Positive Outcomes for Children and Young People

1. Being healthy – this outcome deals with the extent to which providers contribute to the development of healthy lifestyles in children. Evidence will include ways in which providers promote the following: physical, mental, emotional and sexual health; participation in sport and exercise; healthy eating and the drinking of water; the ability to recognise and… View Article

The things needed by a woman fleeing from domestic abuse

There are many things that one can do to support a woman who is attempting to flee from domestic violence. According to the Domestic Violence Victims Bill of Rights (Andrew Cuomo, 2008). The first critical thing that a survivor of domestic violence needs is assistance to get both her and any children to safety. Safety… View Article

Practices prevent the abuse of school funds

The education of students and the welfare situation of the staff are paramount issues in addressing school finance. The nature of the education cadre in high schools is an important part of the formal education of the young child who has in between the childhood and adolescent stages of human development. It is therefore important… View Article

The Right and Wrong Way to Love

What is love? Love is the warm feeling of affection towards someone who you truly care about, having that strong liking and great pleasure for your loved one. When you truly love someone it comes naturally to do what is right. Treating someone that you truly care about with fondness makes and keeps your mate… View Article

Nursing Home Abuse

Approximately 1.4 million elderly people reside in long term care facilities, such as nursing homes. The families that admit their loved ones to these long term care facilities believe that excellent care is being provided to them. Many of the residents in nursing home settings receive adequate health care, but a numerous amount of other… View Article

Sex Offender Registry

The youngest person that can be place on the National Sex Offender Registry is age 6. Yes, a kindergarten and be found to be a sexual predator as society puts it. Individuals on the registry are all treated equal by the public no matter the details of their actual crime. Even though the sex offender… View Article

Elder Abuse in the Latino Community

After reading the article, Elder Abuse and Neglect in Latino Families, I have a much better understanding of what elder abuse really means. When I think about the word abuse, the first representation that comes to mind is a violent beating of some sort and not so much mental abuse. This article mainly focuses on… View Article

Why Women Still Stay in Abusive Relationship

Have you ever wondered why some women still stay in the relationship with men who abuse them? Even though, how hard they get abused, they have never left from the relationship. Relationship abuse is when someone hurts or upsets someone else that they are in a relationship with. Some people think it only happens in… View Article