Southern Religion

Child abuse: Eye-to-eye with the horror

A British child protection officer give the universal warning:

Learning about child abuse is hard.”

How hard?

We are dealing with this material day in and day out. It is horrific. It is as if you are going to a horrendous murder scene sometimes, and you see those images when you are there. It gets lodged in your memory. If there is film of a child being abused, and there is sound, it is not just the sound of a child screaming that haunts you. I remember once there was a video and there was a Christmas carol playing. I cannot hear that music and not associate it with the image of that child being abused.

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October 25, 2009 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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