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3 experiences of school counselors during and after making suspected child abuse reports based on statistics gathered through the national child abuse and neglect data. A study was done to investigate school counselors' child abuse reporting behaviors and perceptions regarding the child abuse reporting process participants were randomly selected from the american school counselor association membership database with 193 school counselors returning questionnaires. Child counseling, or youth counseling, however, is a type of counseling that focuses on children that are diagnosed with mental disorders children can experience the same mental and emotional problems that adults do, including depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and grief.
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