DelawareChild Abuse: Abuse of children in a family, institutional, or other setting. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)Facility Regulation and Control: Formal voluntary or governmental procedures and standards required of hospitals and health or other facilities to improve operating efficiency, and for the protection of the consumer.Child Day Care Centers: Facilities which provide care for pre-school and school-age children.Government Regulation: Exercise of governmental authority to control conduct.Mandatory Reporting: A legal requirement that designated types of information acquired by professionals or institutions in the course of their work be reported to appropriate authorities.Child Abuse, Sexual: Sexual maltreatment of the child or minor.Mandatory Testing: Testing or screening required by federal, state, or local law or other agencies for the diagnosis of specified conditions. It is usually limited to specific populations such as categories of health care providers, members of the military, and prisoners or to specific situations such as premarital examinations or donor screening.Adult Survivors of Child Abuse: Persons who were child victims of violence and abuse including physical, sexual, or emotional maltreatment.Child Advocacy: Promotion and protection of the rights of children; frequently through a legal process.Mandatory Programs: Programs in which participation is required.Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy: A phenomenon in which symptoms of a disease are fabricated by an individual other than the patient causing unnecessary, and often painful, physical examinations and treatments. This syndrome is considered a form of CHILD ABUSE, since another individual, usually a parent, is the source of the fabrication of symptoms and presents the child for medical care.Child Welfare: Organized efforts by communities or organizations to improve the health and well-being of the child.Contusions: Injuries resulting in hemorrhage, usually manifested in the skin.Shaken Baby Syndrome: Brain injuries resulted from vigorous shaking of an infant or young child held by the chest, shoulders, or extremities causing extreme cranial acceleration. It is characterized by the intracranial and intraocular hemorrhages with no evident external trauma. Serious cases may result in death.Child Behavior: Any observable response or action of a child from 24 months through 12 years of age. For neonates or children younger than 24 months, INFANT BEHAVIOR is available.Bites, Human: Bites inflicted by humans.Elder Abuse: Emotional, nutritional, financial, or physical maltreatment, exploitation, or abandonment of the older person generally by family members or by institutional personnel.Spouse Abuse: Deliberate severe and repeated injury to one domestic partner by the other.Child Rearing: The training or bringing-up of children by parents or parent-substitutes. It is used also for child rearing practices in different societies, at different economic levels, in different ethnic groups, etc. It differs from PARENTING in that in child rearing the emphasis is on the act of training or bringing up the child and the interaction between the parent and child, while parenting emphasizes the responsibility and qualities of exemplary behavior of the parent.Rib FracturesSubstance-Related Disorders: Disorders related to substance abuse.Pediatrics: A medical specialty concerned with maintaining health and providing medical care to children from birth to adolescence.Disabled Children: Children with mental or physical disabilities that interfere with usual activities of daily living and that may require accommodation or intervention.Domestic Violence: Deliberate, often repetitive physical, verbal, and/or other types of abuse by one or more members against others of a household.Parents: Persons functioning as natural, adoptive, or substitute parents. The heading includes the concept of parenthood as well as preparation for becoming a parent.Sex Offenses: Any violation of established legal or moral codes in respect to sexual behavior.Child Health Services: Organized services to provide health care for children.Foster Home Care: Families who care for neglected children or patients unable to care for themselves.United StatesRisk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Battered Child Syndrome: A clinical condition resulting from repeated physical and psychological injuries inflicted on a child by the parents or caregivers.Child Behavior Disorders: Disturbances considered to be pathological based on age and stage appropriateness, e.g., conduct disturbances and anaclitic depression. This concept does not include psychoneuroses, psychoses, or personality disorders with fixed patterns.Crime Victims: Individuals subjected to and adversely affected by criminal activity. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)Punishment: The application of an unpleasant stimulus or penalty for the purpose of eliminating or correcting undesirable behavior.Wounds and Injuries: Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Emergency Nursing: The specialty or practice of nursing in the care of patients admitted to the emergency department.Parent-Child Relations: The interactions between parent and child.Physician's Role: The expected function of a member of the medical profession.Substance Abuse Treatment Centers: Health facilities providing therapy and/or rehabilitation for substance-dependent individuals. Methadone distribution centers are included.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Pain Insensitivity, Congenital: A syndrome characterized by indifference to PAIN despite the ability to distinguish noxious from non-noxious stimuli. Absent corneal reflexes and INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY may be associated. Familial forms with autosomal recessive and autosomal dominant patterns of inheritance have been described. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1343)Expert Testimony: Presentation of pertinent data by one with special skill or knowledge representing mastery of a particular subject.Criminal Law: A branch of law that defines criminal offenses, regulates the apprehension, charging and trial of suspected persons, and fixes the penalties and modes of treatment applicable to convicted offenders.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Psychopathology: The study of significant causes and processes in the development of mental illness.Mothers: Female parents, human or animal.Child of Impaired Parents: Child with one or more parents afflicted by a physical or mental disorder.Child Psychology: The study of normal and abnormal behavior of children.Emergency Medicine: The branch of medicine concerned with the evaluation and initial treatment of urgent and emergent medical problems, such as those caused by accidents, trauma, sudden illness, poisoning, or disasters. Emergency medical care can be provided at the hospital or at sites outside the medical facility.Child, Institutionalized: A child who is receiving long-term in-patient services or who resides in an institutional setting.Multiple Trauma: Multiple physical insults or injuries occurring simultaneously.Substance Abuse Detection: Detection of drugs that have been abused, overused, or misused, including legal and illegal drugs. Urine screening is the usual method of detection.Emergency Service, Hospital: Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.Alcoholism: A primary, chronic disease with genetic, psychosocial, and environmental factors influencing its development and manifestations. The disease is often progressive and fatal. It is characterized by impaired control over drinking, preoccupation with the drug alcohol, use of alcohol despite adverse consequences, and distortions in thinking, most notably denial. Each of these symptoms may be continuous or periodic. (Morse & Flavin for the Joint Commission of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence and the American Society of Addiction Medicine to Study the Definition and Criteria for the Diagnosis of Alcoholism: in JAMA 1992;268:1012-4)Marijuana Abuse: The excessive use of marijuana with associated psychological symptoms and impairment in social or occupational functioning.Mother-Child Relations: Interaction between a mother and child.Near Drowning: Non-fatal immersion or submersion in water. The subject is resuscitable.Age Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Fractures, Bone: Breaks in bones.Checklist: Aid for consistent recording of data such as tasks completed and observations noted.Failure to Thrive: A condition of substandard growth or diminished capacity to maintain normal function.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Dental Care for Children: The giving of attention to the special dental needs of children, including the prevention of tooth diseases and instruction in dental hygiene and dental health. The dental care may include the services provided by dental specialists.Craniocerebral Trauma: Traumatic injuries involving the cranium and intracranial structures (i.e., BRAIN; CRANIAL NERVES; MENINGES; and other structures). Injuries may be classified by whether or not the skull is penetrated (i.e., penetrating vs. nonpenetrating) or whether there is an associated hemorrhage.Leg Injuries: General or unspecified injuries involving the leg.Arm Injuries: General or unspecified injuries involving the arm.Father-Child Relations: Interaction between the father and the child.Child, Orphaned: Child who has lost both parents through death or desertion.Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Interdisciplinary Communication: Communication, in the sense of cross-fertilization of ideas, involving two or more academic disciplines (such as the disciplines that comprise the cross-disciplinary field of bioethics, including the health and biological sciences, the humanities, and the social sciences and law). Also includes problems in communication stemming from differences in patterns of language usage in different academic or medical disciplines.Mouth Rehabilitation: Process of restoring damaged or decayed teeth using various restorative and non-cosmetic materials so that oral health is improved.Physical Examination: Systematic and thorough inspection of the patient for physical signs of disease or abnormality.Incidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.Parenting: Performing the role of a parent by care-giving, nurturance, and protection of the child by a natural or substitute parent. The parent supports the child by exercising authority and through consistent, empathic, appropriate behavior in response to the child's needs. PARENTING differs from CHILD REARING in that in child rearing the emphasis is on the act of training or bringing up the children and the interaction between the parent and child, while parenting emphasizes the responsibility and qualities of exemplary behavior of the parent.Hemorrhagic Disorders: Spontaneous or near spontaneous bleeding caused by a defect in clotting mechanisms (BLOOD COAGULATION DISORDERS) or another abnormality causing a structural flaw in the blood vessels (HEMOSTATIC DISORDERS).Voluntary Programs: Programs in which participation is not required.Violence: Individual or group aggressive behavior which is socially non-acceptable, turbulent, and often destructive. It is precipitated by frustrations, hostility, prejudices, etc.Psychology, Social: The branch of psychology concerned with the effects of group membership upon the behavior, attitudes, and beliefs of an individual.Family: A social group consisting of parents or parent substitutes and children.Longitudinal Studies: Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Radiography: Examination of any part of the body for diagnostic purposes by means of X-RAYS or GAMMA RAYS, recording the image on a sensitized surface (such as photographic film).Sex Factors: Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Mental Disorders: Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Child Nutrition Disorders: Disorders caused by nutritional imbalance, either overnutrition or undernutrition, occurring in children ages 2 to 12 years.Child Language: The language and sounds expressed by a child at a particular maturational stage in development.Child Nutritional Physiological Phenomena: Nutritional physiology of children aged 2-12 years.Burns: Injuries to tissues caused by contact with heat, steam, chemicals (BURNS, CHEMICAL), electricity (BURNS, ELECTRIC), or the like.Homicide: The killing of one person by another.Family Characteristics: Size and composition of the family.Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic: A class of traumatic stress disorders with symptoms that last more than one month. There are various forms of post-traumatic stress disorder, depending on the time of onset and the duration of these stress symptoms. In the acute form, the duration of the symptoms is between 1 to 3 months. In the chronic form, symptoms last more than 3 months. With delayed onset, symptoms develop more than 6 months after the traumatic event.Stress, Psychological: Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.Child Mortality: Number of deaths of children between one year of age to 12 years of age in a given population.Mass Screening: Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.Injury Severity Score: An anatomic severity scale based on the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) and developed specifically to score multiple traumatic injuries. It has been used as a predictor of mortality.Curriculum: A course of study offered by an educational institution.Social Work: The use of community resources, individual case work, or group work to promote the adaptive capacities of individuals in relation to their social and economic environments. It includes social service agencies.Retinal Hemorrhage: Bleeding from the vessels of the retina.Risk Assessment: The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)Canada: The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.TurkeyInterpersonal Relations: The reciprocal interaction of two or more persons.Professional-Family Relations: The interactions between the professional person and the family.Street Drugs: Drugs obtained and often manufactured illegally for the subjective effects they are said to produce. They are often distributed in urban areas, but are also available in suburban and rural areas, and tend to be grossly impure and may cause unexpected toxicity.Students, Dental: Individuals enrolled a school of dentistry or a formal educational program in leading to a degree in dentistry.Antisocial Personality Disorder: A personality disorder whose essential feature is a pervasive pattern of disregard for, and violation of, the rights of others that begins in childhood or early adolescence and continues into adulthood. The individual must be at least age 18 and must have a history of some symptoms of CONDUCT DISORDER before age 15. (From DSM-IV, 1994)Social Environment: The aggregate of social and cultural institutions, forms, patterns, and processes that influence the life of an individual or community.Clinical Competence: The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.Premarital Examinations: Medical tests taken by couples planning to be married in order to determine presence of genetic and contagious diseases.Family Therapy: A form of group psychotherapy. It involves treatment of more than one member of the family simultaneously in the same session.Age Distribution: The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given population. The distribution may refer to either how many or what proportion of the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.Cultural Characteristics: Those aspects or characteristics which identify a culture.Diagnostic Errors: Incorrect diagnoses after clinical examination or technical diagnostic procedures.Referral and Consultation: The practice of sending a patient to another program or practitioner for services or advice which the referring source is not prepared to provide.Guideline Adherence: Conformity in fulfilling or following official, recognized, or institutional requirements, guidelines, recommendations, protocols, pathways, or other standards.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Head Protective Devices: Personal devices for protection of heads from impact, penetration from falling and flying objects, and from limited electric shock and burn.Life Change Events: Those occurrences, including social, psychological, and environmental, which require an adjustment or effect a change in an individual's pattern of living.Mental Health: The state wherein the person is well adjusted.Orthopedics: A surgical specialty which utilizes medical, surgical, and physical methods to treat and correct deformities, diseases, and injuries to the skeletal system, its articulations, and associated structures.Social Support: Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.Documentation: Systematic organization, storage, retrieval, and dissemination of specialized information, especially of a scientific or technical nature (From ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983). It often involves authenticating or validating information.Child Custody: The formally authorized guardianship or care of a CHILD.Netherlands: Country located in EUROPE. It is bordered by the NORTH SEA, BELGIUM, and GERMANY. Constituent areas are Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten, formerly included in the NETHERLANDS ANTILLES.Hematoma, Subdural: Accumulation of blood in the SUBDURAL SPACE between the DURA MATER and the arachnoidal layer of the MENINGES. This condition primarily occurs over the surface of a CEREBRAL HEMISPHERE, but may develop in the spinal canal (HEMATOMA, SUBDURAL, SPINAL). Subdural hematoma can be classified as the acute or the chronic form, with immediate or delayed symptom onset, respectively. Symptoms may include loss of consciousness, severe HEADACHE, and deteriorating mental status.
... the repeal of mandatory reporting requirements which require people who work with children to report suspicions of child abuse ... "that focus on preventing the abuse of children in troubled families, protecting children from abuse, and finding permanent ... Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Children and Families, as Associate Commissioner. In October 2007 ... "About the Children's Bureau". Administration for Children and Families. Retrieved 2007-10-19. Lee, Christopher (October 17, ...
... adoption of mandatory reporting law. That same year, the National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect [8] (NCCAN) was created to ... such as those reported in the media in an attempt to polarize child safety and family preservation. Family preservation is in ... century model of family preservation which actually physically separated the child from the family. Because children were ... The NCCPR reports ten times the rate of physical abuse and 28 times the rate of sexual abuse in group homes than in the general ...
... mandatory reporting of child and elder abuse and involuntary psychiatric holds. In their role as patient educators, they must ... pharmacology and psychology and be able to communicate effectively with patients and their families. An emergency nurse is ... Emergency nurses too often receive both physical and verbal abuse from patients and visitors. Emergency nurses work in various ...
Goodyear-Smith, FA (2012). "Should New Zealand introduce mandatory reporting by general practitioners of suspected child abuse ... Ministry of Health (2002). Family violence intervention guidelines: child and partner abuse. Wellington: Ministry of Health. ... and delivery of services to improve outcomes for vulnerable children including possible mandatory reporting of child abuse. ... Goodyear-Smith, F (8 December 1993). "Mandatory reporting of sexual abuse". New Zealand Medical Journal. 106: 530. Goodyear- ...
... consider that concealment offences were independent of obligations under mandatory reporting laws to report child sexual abuse ... whose aim should be to provide spiritual assistance and encouragement to victims of child sexual abuse and their families, ... In instances of a child reporting abuse, elders are instructed to investigate "every" allegation of child sexual abuse, ... Child sexual abuse Criticism of Jehovah's Witnesses Religious abuse Roman Catholic sex abuse cases Scouting sex abuse cases ...
Child, Youth and Family Services. "Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and/or Neglect" (PDF). CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors ... Administration for Children and Families, Youth and Families, Children's Bureau (2010). "National Child Abuse and Neglect Data ... "Report Abuse". UNICEF. UNICEF. Retrieved 14 August 2015. Hendricks, ML (August 2014). "Mandatory reporting of child abuse in ... "Annual NCANDS Reports 1996-2011". Joan E. Durrant (2012). "Child Abuse in Sweden". The Natural Child Project. "Child abuse and ...
Children and Families reported that in 2004 approximately 3.5 million children were involved in investigations of alleged abuse ... These standards guide mandatory reporters in deciding whether to make a report to child protective services. In addition to ... "Reporting Child Abuse - Child Protective Services". Antler, S (1978). "Child Abuse: An emerging social priority". Social Work. ... Administration for Children & Families. "Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) of 1974 P.L. 93-247". Child Welfare ...
In Florida, VOCAL lobbied to restrict mandatory reporting requirements. VOCAL criticized child abuse prevention programs, ... "assault on the family as an institution" and he alleged that 75% of mothers alleging sexual abuse in custody proceedings ... "Two-thirds of all child-abuse reports groundless, says study", San Diego Union-Tribune, 1985, p1-6 Formanek Jr, R. "Child Abuse ... "Ritualistic Child Abuse: A report on the seminar presented by Professor Roland Summit for the New South Wales Child Protection ...
... all states instituted mandatory reporting by physicians and other medical personnel of any suspected child abuse or neglect ... and social services provided under the Aid to Families with Dependent Children Act (ADC, later known as AFDC; now called Title ... child abuse) 3 Proof of Facts 2nd 265 et seq (child abuse) 6 Proof of Facts 2nd 345 et seq (child abuse) Barron v. Florida ... The Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. § 5101 - 42 U.S.C. § 5106) defined "child abuse and neglect" as ...
This occurred two years before Washington state made the reporting of child abuse mandatory. Under Gogerty's guidance, the ... The program serves children up to 7 years old and relies on foster families for overnight care and a North Seattle day-care ... 28, 2004 "Childhaven helps children heal from abuse, neglect," The Seattle Times, Jan. 20, 2004 "Childhaven nurtures children ... The agency runs three programs: Therapeutic Child Care, the state's first program in which children referred by Child ...
This does not mean I sanction these abominations." Gardner also advocated against mandatory reporting laws for child abuse, ... In a 2002 article in the American Journal of Family Therapy, Gardner dismissed most of his critics as either biased or ... True and False Accusations of Child Sex Abuse. Richard A. Gardner. Sex Abuse Legitimacy Scale (Sal Scale). Lavietes, S (2009-06 ... against immunity from prosecution of individuals reporting child abuse and for the creation of programs with federal funding ...
Commission calls for mandatory reporting of child sex abuse". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2017-12-18. "Final Report: ... MacKillop Family Services, Mission Australia, the National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, SNAP ... if such abuse was reported, how the reporting of their experience of abuse was handled; the consequences of abuse, including ... Protecting Victoria's Vulnerable Children Inquiry Report "Inquiry into the handling of child abuse by religious and other ...
... the evidence provided in the report supporting claims of sexual and physical assaults against children and adults in mandatory ... including children. Save the Children Australia's Kids in Detention campaign calls for children and the families to be ... "Save the Children head denies Nauru abuse fabrication claims". The Australian. Retrieved 27 August 2015. "Save the Children ... Save the Children Save the Children International Save the Children USA Save the Children State of the World's Mothers report ...
It also ensures a service for children who have been victims and sets a mandatory structure for reporting abuse. This force was ... a child's' life is worth a high price and it provides instant money for struggling families. Another cause for children being ... This is not close to the reported number. A UNICEF report stated 13 cases of child sacrifice were reported in 2014 and 2015 and ... The African Network for the Prevention and Protection against Abuse and Neglect (ANPPCAN) reported that almost 3000 children ...
Under the language of the bill, only cases of "forcible rape" or child sexual abuse would have qualified. Political activist ... The Washington Post reported a "stampede" of Republicans dissociating from Akin. NRSC chairman John Cornyn said the Republican ... A May 2012 Kaiser Family Foundation poll found that 31 percent of women and 28 percent of men believed there was an ongoing and ... Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett drew criticism when he said of his state's new mandatory transvaginal ultrasound law that " ...
That child was abused at age 2 by a babysitter whose case was criminally prosecuted in 1993. 2. In the case brought by Robin ... Pastors are not mandatory reporters in the State of Maryland. An independent investigator reported that Morales was never a ... "acknowledged the stories of abuse and issued a tearful apology to the families.... senior pastor Mark Mullery blamed the ... It also does not mention that an independent investigator found that most of the charges in the child sex abuse lawsuit "likely ...
According to the US Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, NGOs and the media reported that "police mistreated and abused ... The US Country Reports on Human Rights Practices reports that some children, particularly from the Roma ethnicity, were not ... ensures equal rights in family law: "The family is founded on the freely consented marriage of the spouses, their full equality ... registered (although birth registration is mandatory under the law). Under the new Civil Code of Romania which came into force ...
The Law Commission of Canada completed an extensive study on institutional child abuse in Canada, producing a final report ... A new law, the Compulsory Education Act made state-run education for all children mandatory. Shortly thereafter, the government ... It is recommended that family visits to the school be reduced to one hour every three months by only two family members. July ... The government considers applying the Protection of Children Act to the Sons of Freedom children. This would allow the children ...
... and improve the children's self-esteem. The classes are now mandatory, for parents divorcing or splitting up, in one-third of ... "The Crier Report", "The Sally Jesse Raphael Show", "The Home and Family Show", Westwood Radio Network (Jim Bohannon Show, Dirk ... "Abused Men - Phil Cook Biography". Abused Men. Archived from the original on 24 June 2013. Retrieved 15 June 2013. ... Cook left journalism for a year and became a stay at home dad for his one child. He later returned to work where he was the ...
Mandatory reporting laws require that persons witnessing certain visible injuries along with reports by a child of abuse to ... Evidence from the Fragile Families and Child Well-Being Study". Children and youth services review. 33 (8): 1364-1373. doi: ... "Parental spanking of 1-year-old children and subsequent child protective services involvement". Child Abuse Negl. 38 (5): 875- ... in relation to child and family characteristics" (PDF). Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev. 2 (2): 55-70. doi:10.1023/A:1021891529770. ...
... after Bothuell IV pleaded guilty to fourth-degree child abuse, in exchange for removal of the second-degree child abuse charges ... Eleven days after they filed the missing persons report, Bothuell V was found in the family's basement, behind boxes. Bothuell ... He was sentenced to 18 months of probation and mandatory anger management classes. He also lost custody of his son, and was ... Monique Dillard-Bothuell were charged with torture and child abuse. In 2016, Bothuell IV pleaded guilty to fourth-degree child ...
With mandatory reporting laws in place, it became a necessity for providers to report any incidents of disclosed sexual abuse. ... Prevention services may include activities such as substance abuse education and treatment, family counseling, youth mentoring ... of all child sexual abuse. The Federal Bureau of Investigation Uniform Crime Reports indicate that in 2008 youth under the age ... Righthand, S.; Welch, C. (2004). "Characteristics of youth who sexually offend". Journal of Child Sexual Abuse. 13 (3): 15-32. ...
They tried to abuse a loophole in outdated laws-laws that even the premier admits need to be changed. They couldn't beat me at ... In the report, the commissioner had noted that donors had included lobbyists, clients of lobbyists and a corporation which did ... Ford spoke and voted at the February 7 meeting: "[A]nd if it wasn't for this foundation, these kids would not have a chance. ... This case has taken a significant toll on my family, both financially and emotionally. The entire case was driven by the ...
... including child abuse, child custody, and domestic violence. Nine years of education is mandatory for all children beginning at ... estimated that 90 percent of child abuse cases occurred within families or was committed by close family members or family ... In 2005 the Interior Ministry reported 1,314 cases of child abuse, most involving intercourse with a minor, while the Justice ... According to authorities, approximately 20,000 abuse incidents are reported annually in the country. In a child abduction case ...
... the presence or absence of child abuse in one or both parents' households, and health problems of a parent or the child. If the ... A Consensus Report. Psychology, Public Policy and Law, 20, (1), 46-67. "If you agree on parenting arrangements". Family Court ... Cohen, Lester (September 1991). "Mandatory mediation: A rose by any other name". Conflict Resolution Quarterly. 9 (1): 33-46. ... Putting your children first: a guide for separating parents". Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service. Archived ...
"Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Offer Free Or Low-Cost Health Coverage To Children And Families" ( ... The Kaiser Family Foundation reported that for 2013, Medicaid recipients were 40% white, 21% black, 25% Hispanic, and 14% other ... Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) is a mandatory Medicaid program for children that focuses on ... "Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 89: 75-86. doi:10.1016/j.jsat.2018.04.002. PMC 5964257. PMID 29706176.. ...
Information about who is required by law to report suspected child abuse and neglect to government child protection authorities ... Information about who is required by law to report suspected child abuse and neglect to government child protection authorities ... Mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect Mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect Mandatory reporting of child ... Tomison, A. (2002). Mandatory reporting: A question of theory versus practice. Developing Practice: The Child, Youth and Family ...
This book provides the first comprehensive international coverage of key issues in mandatory reporting of child abuse and ... Situates reporting laws within a system of child welfare and family welfare, overcoming the inadequate and self-defeating ... Mandatory Reporting Laws and the Identification of Severe Child Abuse and Neglect. Editors: Mathews, Ben, Bross, Donald C. (Eds ... Mandatory Reporting Laws and the Identification of Severe Child Abuse and Neglect. Editors. * Ben Mathews ...
Mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect CFCA Resource Sheet- June 2020 ... Child abuse and neglect (59) Apply Child abuse and neglect filter *Child abuse and neglect prevention (36) Apply Child abuse ... Children and family conflict (8) Apply Children and family conflict filter *Children who harm others (7) Apply Children who ... Apply Working with children check filter *Working with families and children (189) Apply Working with families and children ...
Shadow immigration minister Richard Marles calls on the Government to enforce mandatory reporting of child abuse in all ... 43 Australians are still missing after the forgotten war. Their families just want to bring them home ... Mandatory Reporting) Bill 2015 will:. *Require facility staff to report abuse or suspected abuse to the Australian Border Force ... Shadow immigration minister Richard Marles has called on the Government to enforce mandatory reporting of child abuse in all ...
How would you respond to a disclosure, or help a child or family at risk? ... Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect (including Mandatory Reporting) - FREE 3-hour interactive workshop ... Do you understand your roles and responsibilities in preventing child abuse and neglect? ... Assessing Family Dynamics 4 February 2020 * "SORRY I DONT UNDERSTAND.."A workshop for service providers on engaging and ...
Duty to Report Suspected Child Abuse in the State of New Mexico. New Mexico Mandatory Reporting Law. New Mexico law requires ... The report may be made to (1) a law enforcement agency; (2) the New Mexico Children, Youth, and Families Department; or (3) a ... "abused child" or "neglected child" as defined by the law, always err on the side of the childs safety and report the incident. ... anyone with knowledge of suspected child abuse or neglect to report it to the appropriate authorities. This mandatory reporting ...
Ainsworth, F. (2002). Mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect: Does it really make a difference. Child and Family Social ... Reporting child abuse: Pediatricians experiences with the child protection system. Child Abuse & Neglect, 24(11), 1461-1470. ... Kenny, M. (2001). Child abuse reporting: Teachers perceived deterrents. Child Abuse & Neglect, 25(1), 81-92.CrossRefGoogle ... In: Mathews B., Bross D. (eds) Mandatory Reporting Laws and the Identification of Severe Child Abuse and Neglect. Child ...
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Sexual abuse includes sexual intercourse, intrusion, or contact.[828]2. Mandatory reporters ... The statutes define child abuse to include sexual abuse of any individual under 18 years of age perpetrated by the victims ... Inclusion of statutory rape in reporting requirementsMandated reporters are required to report all instances of child abuse.[ ... family law masters; employees of the Division of Juvenile Services; or magistrates.[829] ...
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  • Suspected abusers from all over the country are named in the files - many of them never reported to police or charged with a crime. (latimes.com)
  • The Los Angeles Times over the last several months analyzed a larger and slightly more recent batch of files - 1,900 cases opened on suspected child abusers from 1970 to 1991. (latimes.com)
  • Additionally, research from the American Psychological Association reports that 71 percent of battered women report that their abusers had injured, killed or threatened their pet, and in child abuse cases, 85 percent of the abusers also were abusing family pets. (purdue.edu)
  • That's what keeps child abusers in business," Kennedy said. (kbia.org)
  • Some jurisdictions also require reports of exposure of children to domestic violence (e.g. (aifs.gov.au)
  • This paper reviews evidence about client violence, and the threat of it, towards workers in the child, family and community welfare sector. (aifs.gov.au)
  • Mandatory reporting in the context of home visitation programs: Intimate partner violence. (springer.com)
  • I gave some examples of this in my appearance before the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence . (theconversation.com)
  • The starting point for this chapter is the need for interventions aimed at preventing further violence and increasing the well-being of the child. (springer.com)
  • If you believe that your children are unsafe with your partner, due to a risk of family violence or child abuse, get urgent legal advice. (wire.org.au)
  • L'augmentation des cas notifiés de violence physique infligée à l'enfant appelle un renforcement des services de protection en la matière. (who.int)
  • Intimate partner violence as a form of child abuse 3. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • The Pathological Consequences of Exposure to Domestic and Family Violence in Childhood 11. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • Family and intimate partner violence is common in the United States and is often associated with acute and chronic health problems. (annals.org)
  • To examine evidence on the benefits and harms of screening women and elderly adults in health care settings for family and intimate partner violence. (annals.org)
  • Although the literature on family and intimate partner violence is extensive, few studies provide data on detection and management to guide clinicians. (annals.org)
  • She has authored school-based training on Child Abuse, Intimate Partner Violence, the Clery and Save Acts and others. (safeschools.com)
  • Child abuse and neglect, the first form of family violence to receive scholarly and public attention, was identified by the medical profession in the early 1960s. (jrank.org)
  • The initial conceptualizations portrayed abuse and violence between intimates as a rare event, typically caused by the psychopathology of the offender. (jrank.org)
  • The perception of the abuser, or violent offender, as suffering from some form of psychopathology has persisted, in part because the first conceptualization of family violence was the guiding framework for the work that followed. (jrank.org)
  • The psychopathological or psychiatric conceptualization has also persisted because the tragic picture of a defenseless child, woman, or grandparent subjected to abuse and neglect arouses the strongest emotions in clinicians and others who see and/or treat the problem of intimate violence. (jrank.org)
  • The psychiatric level includes theoretical approaches that link personality disorders, character disorders, mental illness, alcohol and substance abuse, and other intra-individual processes to acts of family violence. (jrank.org)
  • The social-psychological model assumes that violence and abuse can best be understood by careful examination of the external environmental factors that impact on the family, on family organization and structure, and on the everyday interactions between intimates that are precursors to acts of violence. (jrank.org)
  • Theoretical approaches that examine family structure, learning, stress, the transmission of violence from one generation to the next, and family interaction patterns fit the social psychological level. (jrank.org)
  • Violence is examined in light of socially structured variables such as inequality, patriarchy, or cultural norms and attitudes about violence and family relations. (jrank.org)
  • A number of sociological and psychological theories have been developed to explain family violence. (jrank.org)
  • The theory's central proposition is that children who either experience violence themselves or who witness violence between their parents are more likely to use violence when they grow up. (jrank.org)
  • Exchange theory Exchange theory proposes that domestic violence and child abuse are governed by the principle of costs and benefits. (jrank.org)
  • Feminist theorists see violence toward women as a unique phenomenon that has been obscured and overshadowed by what they refer to as a "narrow" focus on domestic or family violence. (jrank.org)
  • A colleague from the University of Florida engaged in an extensive project that found the link between animal abuse and domestic violence, along with several other links," Dr. Freeman said. (purdue.edu)
  • Our system can provide a spatial overlay of maps in the areas of domestic violence and animal abuse," he said. (purdue.edu)
  • The purposes of these surveys in 1996 and 2007 were to investigate U.S. and Canadian dental school curricula regarding the inclusion of domestic violence topics, determine the topics emphasized, determine beliefs of course directors about domestic violence issues, and report progress of dental curricula in preparing dental professionals regarding domestic violence over the eleven-year period. (jdentaled.org)
  • The topics least frequently included and emphasized in the curricula regarded education of the abused and the impact of domestic violence on society. (jdentaled.org)
  • Domestic violence is defined by Chez as "a pattern of regularly occurring abuse and violence or the threat of violence in an intimate (though not necessary cohabitated) relationship. (jdentaled.org)
  • 6 , 7 However, because reporting of domestic violence is not required by most states, these topics are less likely to be included in dental and dental hygiene curricula. (jdentaled.org)
  • 4 To date, the evidence is not sufficient to warrant mandatory reporting of domestic violence by state law. (jdentaled.org)
  • no 4518.0) and The Conceptual Framework for Family and Domestic Violence, 2009 (cat. (abs.gov.au)
  • This is a supporting document for a long term project to improve the evidence base, outlined in the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children, 2010-2022 (the National Plan) and aims to improve the information available to support research, policy development, operational decision-making, education and community awareness activities into the future. (abs.gov.au)
  • The Commonwealth established the National Council to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children (NCRVWC) in May 2008 to advise government on measures to reduce the incidence and impact of violence against women and their children. (abs.gov.au)
  • It is estimated that 3.2 million American children witness incidents of domestic violence annually. (aafp.org)
  • Witnessing domestic violence can lead children to develop an array of age-dependent negative effects. (aafp.org)
  • Children who witness violence in the home and children who are abused may display many similar psychologic effects. (aafp.org)
  • 5 - 9 Child witnesses display inappropriate attitudes about violence as a means of resolving conflict and indicate a greater willingness to use violence themselves. (aafp.org)
  • How can the effects of witnessing violence be distinguished from the effects of direct abuse? (aafp.org)
  • Preschool-aged children who witness intimate violence may develop a range of problems, including psychosomatic complaints such as headaches and abdominal pain. (aafp.org)
  • Children in this age group who have witnessed domestic violence also may show signs of terror, manifested by yelling, irritability, hiding, and stuttering. (aafp.org)
  • It is fitting that as the world is pondering the findings of the United Nations Secretary General's Study on Violence Against Children, which was launched at the UN on 11 October 2006, the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines is considering a national protocol to govern the reporting and management of child abuse in these islands. (searchlight.vc)
  • Child violence is caused fundamentally by unequal relations of power, and the exercise and abuse of that power more often than not by adults- whether in the family, in our schools or in our communities. (searchlight.vc)
  • Violence against children is perpetrated by both private as well as state actors. (searchlight.vc)
  • But Ladies and Gentlemen, if we are true to the spirit and letter of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, this Convention makes it impossible for today's society to simply resign itself to management of the violence that crosses the legitimate line. (searchlight.vc)
  • Rather, the aim must be to eradicate all forms of violence against children, including corporal punishment. (searchlight.vc)
  • 1. Nordic countries which tend to have better structured social systems that ameliorate broader factors such as the incidence of poverty, drug abuse and domestic violence - factors that contribute to the abuse of children, are better at preventing abuse in the first place. (searchlight.vc)
  • Since abused children often continue to live with their parents‚ it is important to offer interventions to prevent further abuse and to improve the child´s well-being. (springer.com)
  • Here is a bold vision of the core dynamics of abuse in families a vision that professionals can use to realize new policies and implement effective interventions that reach the heart of intimate abuse. (ebookee.net)
  • Due to this bias, children labelled truants are under-represented in current literature and it is unclear whether interventions differ between this group and children with school refusal, particularly due to a lack of strong supporting evidence with regards to the effectiveness of common psychological treatments in groups with externalising behaviour, such as truancy [10, (amsj.org)
  • This course fulfills the requirement that all Pennsylvania social workers, counselors, marriage and family therapists, and psychologists complete 2 hours of Board-approved continuing education in child abuse recognition and reporting requirements as a condition of their license renewal. (westernschools.com)
  • Pennsylvania - Pre-approved by the PA Dept. of Public Welfare and the PA Dept. of Professional & Occupational Affairs to fulfill the 2 hour child abuse recognition and reporting CE requirement. (westernschools.com)
  • To ensure compliance with the state statutory provision providing similar protections to minor children (23 PA CSA Sec. 6311 (d)) through a requirement of mandatory reporting by any employee of this College in the event of any and all suspected witnessed child abuse, in the course of performing one's professional duties on behalf of the College. (mc3.edu)
  • It is the requirement of Montgomery County Community College that all employees of the College, employed in any capacity at the College, directly report any case of suspected, actual, or directly witnessed child abuse to your immediate supervisor. (mc3.edu)
  • Monday, April 15, in front of Bowling Green's City Hall, elected officials and agencies serving children in Bowling Green and Warren County gathered together. (wbko.com)
  • Suggesting federal corrections officials could release Dignard early, the judge ordered a transcript of his comments be sent to the correctional institution as soon as possible "so that those in the system can understand that there are four children, two of them with special needs, that are separated from their mother. (mapinc.org)
  • 5 - 7 In fact, several professional associations have argued against mandatory reporting because it may be misconstrued as reducing the power of an already vulnerable person, it may not improve the situation for the victim, and it breaches confidentiality. (jdentaled.org)
  • There is a common refrain that a delay in reporting from a child victim is somehow indicative of a lack of credibility. (pugetsoundblogs.com)
  • It's almost hard to begin to comprehend the horror that a child must feel when they're the victim of abuse," Casey said at the hearing, "but maybe especially when they're the victim of abuse by someone they know, someone they trust and maybe even someone that they love. (kbia.org)
  • The victim did not make a separate police report to the Phoenix Police Department. (azfamily.com)
  • When a perpetrator engages with a child this way, they are committing a crime that can have lasting effects on the victim for years. (bandbacktogether.com)
  • The course provides social workers, counselors, marriage and family therapists, and psychologists in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania with the knowledge and tools they need to fulfill their legal responsibility to report suspected child abuse. (westernschools.com)
  • The legislation generally contains lists of particular occupations that are mandated to report. (aifs.gov.au)
  • Joette Katz, commissioner of Connecticut's Department of Children and Families, worries that the proposed legislation will only make it harder for her department to fight abuse. (kbia.org)
  • The legislation also requires physicians who have diagnosed Alzheimer's in a patient to inform a family member or legal representative about the diagnosis and mandates that all hospitals, no later than Oct. 1, 2021, develop and put into practice a plan for recognizing and managing patients with dementia. (reverejournal.com)
  • In some respects, the legislation almost mimics the "mandatory reporter" requirements of suspected child abuse for health and other caregivers. (reverejournal.com)
  • 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 practitioners in the field-from policing, to child safety and intelligence. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2010 file photo, attorney Kelly Clark makes remarks during a news conference, in Portland, Ore. Confidential files kept by the Boy Scouts of America on men they suspected of child sex abuse are set to be released after a two-year-long court battle. (chron.com)
  • PHOENIX -- A man who was once a leader with the Boy Scouts of America in Arizona, and the man he lived with, were arrested Thursday morning on child sex crimes charges. (azfamily.com)
  • In other words, in the majority of these cases the perpetrator is someone who is known, trusted, and well-liked in the community of the child. (blogspot.com)
  • In a statement Thursday, Boy Scouts' National President Wayne Perry acknowledged that some allegations of abuse have been mishandled by the Scouts. (latimes.com)
  • Some other professions frequently mandated across the States include commercial film or photograph processors (in 11 States, Guam, and Puerto Rico), substance abuse counselors (in 14 States), and probation or parole officers (in 17 States). (safechild.org)
  • The annual number of reported cases increased from 11 in 2000 to 54 in 2009. (who.int)
  • Le nombre annuel de cas notifiés est passé de 11 en 2000 à 54 en 2009. (who.int)
  • Parental substance use can have devastating impacts on children. (hhs.gov)
  • it's just been really a lack of knowledge, a lack of resources, and quite frankly, substance abuse has really taken over right now, and it's led to a lot of children being hurt," said Nickie Jones, the executive director of the Family Enrichment Center. (wbko.com)