Parents who corrupt may permit children to use drugs or alcohol, watch cruel behavior toward animals, watch or look at inappropriate sexual content or to witness or participate in criminal activities such as stealing, assault, prostitution, gambling, etc. Encouraging an underage child to do things that are illegal or harmful is abusive and should be reported.
- encouraging or rewarding unethical or illegal behavior (drugs, stealing, cheating, lying, bullying)
- promoting or rewarding promiscuity
- giving a child or using in the presence of a child: drugs, alcohol and other illegal substances
- allowing or encouraging children to engage in behavior that is harmful to the self or others.