1 edition of Protecting children from abuse and neglect found in the catalog.
Protecting children from abuse and neglect
by Center for the Future of Children, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation in Los Altos, Calif
Written in English
|Statement||[editor, Mary B. Larner].|
|Series||Future of children -- v. 8, no. 1, spring 1998|
|Contributions||Larner, Mary, 1949-., Center for the Future of Children., David & Lucile Packard Foundation.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||142 p. :|
|Number of Pages||142|
"Protecting Children from Abuse and Neglect is a book every policy maker, child advocate, and community developer must read if this nation is to build communities that strengthen and support families. This state-of-the-art book also should be required reading for professionals in the fields of mental health, social services, and law because Pages: Increased rates of abuse and exploitation of children have occurred during previous public health emergencies. School closures during the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa from to , for example, contributed to spikes in child labour, neglect, sexual abuse and teenage pregnancies.
Child abuse and neglect is well established as an important societal concern with significant ramifications for the affected children, their families, and society at large (see Chapter 4). A critical step in devising effective responses is reasonable agreement on the definition of the problem and its scope. Yet achieving clarity in the area of child abuse and neglect has been an ongoing by: 2. Risk factors are those characteristics linked with child abuse and neglect—they may or may not be direct causes. A combination of individual, relational, community, and societal factors contribute to the risk of child abuse and neglect. Although children are not responsible for the harm inflicted upon them, certain characteristics have been.
State Laws on Child Abuse and Neglect All States have enacted laws and policies that define State roles and responsibilities in protecting vulnerable children from abuse and neglect. Issues addressed in statute include mandatory reporting, screening reports, proper maintenance and disclosure of records, domestic violence, and other issues. Summary: "Protecting Children From Abuse and Neglect in Primary Care deals with child abuse and neglect as it presents itself in primary care. All health professionals, including those who work in primary care, have an important role to play in the child protection process.
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The text enables readers not only to identify abuse and neglect, but also to develop an understanding of the many facets of child maltreatment, find practical ideas to help children and their families, and ultimately reduce the incidence of child abuse and neglect/5(4). "Protecting Children from Abuse and Neglect is a book every policy maker, child advocate, and community developer must read if this nation is to build communities that.
The goals of child protection are to: Stop the abuse. Give needed services to the family. Help the family become safe and loving. No child should have to live in fear of abuse or neglect. Protect the children you love — help stop child abuse and neglect.
Early child protection originated with Mary Ellen, a child abused by her stepmother, who was rescued by Henry Bergh. There is a definitional dilemma: At minimum, child maltreatment and the neglect is: any recent act or failure to act on the part of the caretaker or parent which results in serious emotional harm, sexual abuse, exploitation, or death.
west virginia judicial benchbook child abuse and neglect proceedings (revised january ) table of contents chapter 1: timeline summary chapter 2: checklists for abuse and neglect proceedings chapter 3: overview procedure in child abuse and neglect proceedings chapter 4: special procedures and topics for child abuse and neglect casesFile Size: 2MB.
A child is a child: Protecting children on the move from violence, abuse and exploitation children on the move worldwide, many – including hundreds of thousands of unaccompanied children and adolescents – undertake dangerous journeys.
Abuse and neglect of children occurs in families from all walks of life, of all incomes, religions and ethnicities. There is no single cause of child maltreatment; rather, it occurs as a result of many forces working together to impact the family.
PROTECTING OUR CHILDREN provides guidance to teachers, child care and education administrators, health care providers, social service workers, and all who work with young children on how to recognize and understand child abuse and neglect.
In addition to history and theory, Hirschy and Wilkinson offer a research-based, practical resource for the best practices in understanding and. Any person who has cause to believe that a child has suffered abuse or neglect should report such incidents. Those people legally required to report child abuse or neglect are: Medical practitioners.
Social service counselors/therapists. Medical examiners. School personnel. Child care providers. Law enforcement officers. --Ira M. Schwartz, M.S.W., Dean, School of Social Work, University of Pennsylvania "Protecting Children from Abuse and Neglect is a book every policy maker, child advocate, and community developer must read if this nation is to build communities that strengthen and support : Hardcover.
The Child Safe Standards are compulsory minimum standards for all Victorian early childhood services and schools, to ensure they are well prepared to protect children from abuse and neglect.
To find out more, see: Child Safe Standards: Creating a safe environment These web. Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect. Despite the statistics, child abuse and neglect are preventable. State and local governments, community organizations, and private citizens take action every day to protect children.
You can help, too. Research shows that parents and caregivers who have support—from family, friends,File Size: KB. The development of child abuse and neglect laws and policies should include the application of reason, evidence, and an evaluative framework to such decisions (Pecora et al., ).The application of reason refers to public discourse by practitioners, advocates, researchers, and legislators (Pecora et al., ).The evidence for passing laws and changing public policy is derived from a variety Cited by: 1.
Child abuse and neglect threaten a child’s safety by placing him/her at risk of physical and emotional injuries and even death. Child abuse and neglect occur in all cultural, ethnic, occupational, and socioeconomic groups. While the true extent of child abuse and neglect is not completely known, the Children’s Bureau of the.
OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title. Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm. Contents: Protecting children from abuse and neglect: analysis and recommendations / Mary B. Larner, Carol S. Stevenson, Richard E. Behrman --Past, present and future roles of child protective services / Patricia A.
Schene --Extent and consequesces of child maltreatment / Diana J. English. Neglect is “the ongoing failure to meet a child’s basic physical and psychological needs” (Department for Education, ; Department of Health, ; Scottish Government, ; Wales Safeguarding Procedures Project Board, ).
It is a form of child abuse that can have serious and long-lasting impacts on a child’s life - it can cause. Laws addressing reporting and responding to child abuse and neglect, maintaining child abuse and neglect records, protecting children from domestic violence, and related issues.
State laws on child welfare. Laws addressing State agency responsibility when a child is placed in out-of-home care, including case planning, reasonable efforts to.Children can experience abuse in many ways: neglect, physical.
abuse, sexual abuse, or emotional abuse. Often a child who is abused in one way is abused in multiple ways. When we protect a child from one form of abuse, such as physical abuse, we are often protecting the child from additional forms of abuse.
Neglect. Neglect often involves File Size: KB.Get this from a library! Protecting children from abuse and neglect: foundations for a new national strategy.
[Gary B Melton; Frank D Barry;] -- Citing an estimated three million reports of suspected maltreatment, the U.S. Advisory Board on Child Abuse and Neglect declared a national emergency in the field of child protection in The.