1. Physical Abuse:
Injuring a child on purpose by hitting, kicking, shaking, throwing, shoving, burning, pinching, pulling hair, or whipping.
2. Sexual Abuse:
Any sexual act between a person and a child, such as making a child look at or touch private parts of a body, or touching or taking pictures of a child's private parts. (Private parts are any part of the body normally covered by a swimsuit.)
Not taking care of a child's physical needs, such as failing to give a child clean clothes; enough food; medical care; or a safe, clean place to live.
4. Emotional Abuse:
Screaming and yelling, and telling a child things like he or she is bad or worthless.