You are on page 1of 2

Working With Special

COURSE: Early Childhood Education II UNIT C Groups of Children and

Child Care Issues

ESSENTIAL Understand issues affecting development of

7.00 B2 10% children.
Infer appropriate responses to signs and
OBJECTIVE: 7.02 B2 5% symptoms of child abuse and neglect.

Essential Questions:
What is child abuse? What is the difference between abuse and discipline?
How should teachers and caregivers respond to signs of child abuse and neglect?


What is child abuse?

Differences between abuse and discipline
Types of child abuse and neglect

Non-accidental physical injury (physical abuse)

Emotional abuse
Sexual abuse
Child neglect
Signs and symptoms of child abuse and neglect

Appropriate responses to incidents of suspected child abuse and neglect

Legal requirements for documenting and reporting
Building the resilience of abused children