1). Maltreatment has an impact on a child's well being because they develop a sense of insecurity. They become alert of human contact and they cannot tolerate being touched by others. Home is a place that is greatly feared so therefore they arrive to school at a very early time. Children will also find excuses as to why they must stay in school a bit longer and leave school late (Crossen-tower, 1998, p. 191). School becomes a sense of acceptance; children around him not only may be classmates but very good friends. School can also be a place where they feel safe and secure, especially if they have a great relationship with a teacher.
Poverty percentages are increasing every year, impacting our largest population and most vulnerable group, children. Poverty is generally categorized as material deprivation, basic needs for food, clothing, and shelter are not being met to support minimum level of physical health (U.S Census, 2011, p.1). Children are greatly hurt by poverty in a few ways. They are in high risk of low birth rate range, because the mother cannot afford getting the right amount of nutrition. Brain development is not forming normally because as children are growing they are not having thei