Child development and dating
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Giving up things that are important Isolation from friends Changes in appearance, weight, grades or behavior Unexplainable injuries Fear of making partner angry Preoccupied with pleasing partner Apologizes for partner’s behavior Excuses to questions about the relationship When an abusive family member or partner causes harm or threatens the risk of harm to an individual with whom they are in a trusted relationship.
The Center For Family Safety and Healing (TCFSH) created “Where’s The Line?Unexplained signs of injury Untreated physical problems such as bed sores Behavior from the elder that mimics dementia such as rocking, sucking or mumbling to oneself Broken bones, sprains or dislocations Caregiver’s refusal to allow you to see the elder alone Torn, stained or bloody underclothing Unusual weight loss, malnutrition or dehydration Unsanitary living conditions such as dirt, bugs, soiled bedding and clothes The “Where’s The Line?” campaign is a first-of-its-kind effort designed to increase awareness of family violence and to change the behaviors of individuals who may be witnessing such acts.If you think a child is being abused or neglected, you should report it as soon as you become aware of it.Unexplained injuries, such as bruises Extreme behaviors, such as excessive crying, truancy or running away Poor hygiene and unsuitable clothing Excessive fear of parent(s), caregiver(s) or going home Depression or excessive crying Poor peer relationships or inability to relate to children of the same age Sudden change in behavior Constant hunger, tiredness or lack of energy Attention-seeking behaviors Any act that causes harm or threatens the risk of harm to a teen by an individual who is in a current or former dating relationship with that teen.
Abuse occurs in all types of relationships and among people with varying backgrounds of age, race, religion, financial status, sexual orientation and education.