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Decision-making factors in child neglect cases

Catherine Foster Alter

Decision-making factors in child neglect cases

by Catherine Foster Alter

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Published by National Clearinghouse on Family Violence in Ottawa, Ont .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Catherine Foster Alter.
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p. :
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21044008M
ISBN 100662166558

child welfare laws and the impact of those laws on North Carolina’s Juvenile Code, see Chapter B. Other federal laws apply to abuse, neglect, dependency, or TPR cases because of an issue that is present in a particular case and is addressed by a federal law. When working with. The Structured Decision Making factors with worker decision in admission services. Social Services Review, 43, (CRC) was established to help state and local child welfare agencies reduce child abuse and neglect by developing case management systems and conducting research that improves service delivery to children and families. During.

Sep 01,  · This is partly in terms of how much (or little) of abuse is actually reported, so we can only gain knowledge from reported cases. In addition, though, the book acknowledges the complexity of applying multi-factorial, often actuarially based, risk approaches in safeguarding work, and how we might try to weigh these up within the complex set of Author: Brian Littlechild. Sep 12,  · New Report finds child abuse and neglect costs $80 million a year; calls for national strategy to combat about 80 percent of the children in investigated abuse and neglect cases are not.

Child Abuse and Neglect: Forensic Issues in Evidence, Impact and Management provides an overview of all aspects of child abuse and neglect, approaching the topic. from several viewpoints. First, child abuse is considered from both victimization and offending perspectives, and although empirical scholarship informs much of the content, there is applied material from international experts and. Jan 29,  · There is considerable confusion and concern among social workers regarding the workings of child protective services (CPS) and the legal systems that deal with child abuse and neglect. Social workers in agencies, schools, institutions, and private practice are expected to identify and report suspected cases of maltreatment and, increasingly, to Author: John S. Wodarski, Jessica W. Johnston.


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Get this from a library. Decision-making factors in child neglect cases. [Catherine Foster Alter; National Clearinghouse on Family Violence (Canada)].

Decision-Making on Child Neglect: Ghanaian Social Workers’ Views and Experiences In cases of potential child abuse or neglect, such as parents reported of neglecting the basic provisions of.

Cases reported by educators were found to contain significantly more child risk factors (e.g., child emotional and behavioural problems) and fewer caregiver and family risk factors (e.g. Child Abuse and Neglect: Forensic Issues in Evidence, Impact and Management provides an overview of all aspects of child abuse and neglect, approaching the topic.

from several viewpoints. First, child abuse is considered from both victimization and offending perspectives, and although empirical scholarship informs much of the content, there is. Child neglect is a form of child abuse, and is a deficit in meeting a child's basic needs, including the failure to provide adequate health care, supervision, clothing, nutrition, housing as well as their physical, emotional, social, educational and safety frithwilliams.comy has established that there are necessary behaviors a caregiver must provide in order for a child to develop physically.

This report examines causes and effects of child neglect and provides information that can be used to develop effective prevention and intervention strategies. The report discusses the different definitions of neglect; the incidence and prevalence of neglect; assessment, intervention, and prevention strategies that can be used by Child Protective Services and other agencies to treat and.

Decision Making in Child Neglect Despite media preoccupation with physical and sexual abuse of children, childhood neglect may be a more common and statistically more dangerous risk.

Neglect is now the most frequently used category on child protection registers in England, accounting for 43% of registrations in /06 (Department for Education andCited by: 5. Since the last update of the Child Abuse and Neglect Decision-making factors in child neglect cases book Manual Series in the early s, a number of changes have occurred that dramatically affect the response to child maltreatment, including advances in research, practice, and policy.

This third edition of the User Manual Series reflects the increased knowledge and the evolving state of practice and address trends and concerns relevant.

Implications for clinical decision making are considered. Cases of child abuse and neglect confront clinicians with the difficult practical and ethical dilemma of whether to initiate action to remove children from their parents’ care. The child protection conference is a key part of the child protection process in England and other UK countries.

This study sought to explore how child focused these meetings are in cases of child neglect and the factors which affect child focused information sharing, assessment and decision making.

For example, who is authorized to give permission for a child to participate in a study of child abuse and neglect if the parent is the alleged perpetrator or cooperated with the abusing parent. Do individual parties have a right of access to information disclosed in the course of a research study if the information is pertinent to a case that.

Since the National Research Council (NRC) report on child abuse and neglect was issued, dramatic advances have been made in understanding the causes and consequences of child abuse and neglect, including advances in the neural, genomic, behavioral, psychologic, and social frithwilliams.com by: 2.

> = book + = chapter in book technical, research report / working paper / — available from Dr. Grayson $= not available in research center * Alter, C.F. Decision-making factors in cases of child neglect. Child 64 (2), > America's children: key national indicators of well-being ().

Forum on Child Family Statistics. Poor decision-making can result in abused children continuing to be abused or wasting scarce resources on unnecessarily investigating innocent families.

Although there is a plethora of literature in relation to child protection practice generally, research on decision-making is minimal (Stokes & Schmidt, ).

Admittedly, there are descriptive Author: Karen Broadley. related to medical procedures. In addition, neglected children often have more behavior problems, which can lead to a great-er risk of physical abuse.

For all these reasons, we must include neglect in our ongo-ing dialogue about trauma and ensure that neglect is consid-ered as we build a more trauma-informed child welfare system. Get this from a library. Child Abuse and Neglect: Second Edition. [Monica L McCoy; Stefanie M Keen] -- Child abuse and neglect are examined in this new edition -- the latest research, what it entails, and how to recognize and report it.

Federal law mandates the reporting of suspected child. Child neglect is characterised by a chronic failure to provide for a child's basic needs and often co-exists with other forms of maltreatment. It usually occurs in a complex social environment where socio-economic disadvantage is rife and the family experiences numerous concurrent risk factors.

The consequences of child neglect are pervasive and profound. The chapter addresses, in turn, definitions of child abuse and neglect, incidence rates and the problem of underreporting, trends in the incidence of child abuse and neglect, and how cases are determined by medical and mental health professionals and the legal system.

The final section presents frithwilliams.com by: 1. Child abuse and neglect are examined in this new edition -- the latest research, what it entails, and how to recognize and report it. Federal law mandates the reporting of suspected child maltreatment by many professionals.

This book will appeal to those who one day find themselves in. In some cases, the practice is not faulted, but the review concludes that the danger to the child was not predictable; this was the case in 25% of child death reviews in one study (Munro, ).

Although acknowledging how an individual's performance is constrained and shaped by systemic factors, it is important not to go to the other extreme of Cited by: 5. neglect and negligent treatment of children as well as exploitation (sexual exploitation and child labour).

It is a complex issue that occurs in many different settings. The factors surrounding child violence, abuse and neglect as well as effective prevention and response strategies differ according to the child.Why are some children abused or neglected? What can be done to protect and help them?

A key element of informed decision making is knowing what sort of problems are amenable to what sort of intervention, in what circumstances, and with what degree of certainty.

Effective Interventions for Child Abuse and Neglect provides a thorough and detailed review of the available research, and makes.Abstract. Of all of the tasks performed by child welfare workers, decision making is perhaps the most critical.

Decisions made regarding the exact nature of family problems, whether problems identified can be resolved while children remain in their own homes, or whether to recommend out-of-home care should have profound consequences for the families frithwilliams.com: Theodore J.

Stein, Tina L. Rzepnicki.