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Presented by Alicia Rau. Child abuse, as defined by Iowa Code section 232.68 is:  Physical abuse  Mental Injury  Sexual Abuse  Child Prostitution.

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1 Presented by Alicia Rau

2 Child abuse, as defined by Iowa Code section is:  Physical abuse  Mental Injury  Sexual Abuse  Child Prostitution  Presence of Illegal Drugs  Denial of Critical Care  Manufacturing or Possession of a Dangerous Substance  Bestiality in the Presence of a Child The above must be committed to an individual under the age of 18 by a parent, guardian, or caretaker.

3  Child abuse cases have declined by 10% since Prevent Child Abuse Iowa

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6  Counties with the most reported cases: 1. Wapello 2. Appanoose 3. Emmet 4. Floyd 5. Black Hawk 6. Clay 7. Decatur 8. Cerro Gordo 9. Jefferson 10. Monroe Counties with the least reported cases: 1.Sioux 2.Winneshiek 3.Lyon 4.Grundy 5.Plymouth 6.Jones 7.Marion 8.Humboldt 9.Iowa 10.Delaware

7  Child poverty rate from Correlation =.61  Single-parent households of Correlation =.64  Parent, guardian or caretaker impaired by drug usage.

8 These areas need to be strengthened in order to further eliminate child abuse cases:  Education  Assistance  Community Effort


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