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  • 1995
  • Since 1995 the members have met semiannually at the conferences of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children to discuss their views of MSBP with the ultimate goal of providing scholarly guidance to practitioners in the field of child protection. (eofamilylaw.com)
  • 1996
  • Research in 1996 in England found no case in which a battered woman successfully pleaded self-defense (see Noonan at p198). (wikipedia.org)
  • Similarly, in R v Thornton (No 2) (1996) 2 AER 1023 the battered wife adduced fresh evidence that she had a personality disorder and the Court of Appeal ordered a retrial considering that, if the evidence had been available at the original trial, the jury might have reached a different decision. (wikipedia.org)
  • American Correctional Association Victims Committee (1996), Reports and Recommendations on Restorative Justice (Draft), Lanham, MD: Unpublished manuscript. (ovc.gov)
  • Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act
  • U.S. federal laws that govern CPS agencies include: Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Multi-Ethnic Placement Act (MEPA) Adoption and Safe Families Act (ASFA) Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504) Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) 42 U.S.C. Section 1983, and depending on the circumstances 1985. (wikipedia.org)
  • wives
  • Even the most callous listener could not help but express moral indignation at ex-wives who used children as pawns to gain an edge in a property settlement, greedy lawyers who milked until they were broke then dropped them like hot potatoes, and mental health professionals who would slant their testimony to trick the courts into depriving fathers of the right to see their children. (blogspot.com)
  • They criticized marriage and family laws, especially the requirement to pay spousal and child support to former wives and illegitimate children, and supported the use of blood tests to determine paternity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hungarian immigrant convicted of the murder and rape of his two wives and four children. (wikipedia.org)
  • chronic
  • A systematic review and meta-analysis of the evidence was conducted to ascertain the possible impact of preconception care for preventing and managing chronic diseases and promoting psychological health on maternal, newborn and child health outcomes. (biomedcentral.com)
  • historically
  • If the terms "Munchausen syndrome by proxy" or "factitious disorder by proxy" are used in prosecuting the abuse, expert testimony is required and often results in a battle of the psychiatric and/or pediatric experts over definition issues that have been historically argued in the literature. (eofamilylaw.com)
  • perpetrator
  • Help-seekers had significantly more often children together with the perpetrator than non help-seekers (64% and 29% respectively) and a high association was found in the fully adjusted model (Adj. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Child protection then rests on the prosecutor's ability to prove the existence of a mental disorder in the perpetrator rather than simply prove that abuse had occurred to the child. (eofamilylaw.com)
  • This is analogous to having to prove that a perpetrator suffers from pedophilia in order to prove that a child has been sexually abused-an unnecessary hurdle for child protection. (eofamilylaw.com)
  • The task force has separated the victimization of the child from the motivation of the perpetrator, resulting in a recommendation that the term "pediatric condition falsification" be used to describe this type of abuse, regardless of the perpetrator's motivation. (eofamilylaw.com)
  • murder
  • One might expect that the families of murder victims would be showered with sympathy and support, embraced by their communities. (theatlantic.com)
  • The murder rate in the United States (the number of people killed each year per 100,000) has been declining since 1993, most dramatically in New York City. (theatlantic.com)
  • injuries
  • In the 1940s and 1950s, due to improved technology in diagnostic radiology, the medical profession began to take notice of what they believed to be intentional injuries, the so-called "Shaken Baby Syndrome. (wikipedia.org)
  • Radiologist John Caffey in 1946 was the first United States physician to describe children with unexplained injuries and actually question whether they were inflicted. (reliasmedia.com)
  • Psychological
  • The psychological damage on the family would be severe if a woman chose a career to satisfy her needs as opposed to her feminine domestic role assigned by society - a woman's happiness was not important, she must follow her role. (wikipedia.org)
  • woman
  • An early work describing the syndrome is Lenore E. Walker's The Battered Woman (1979). (wikipedia.org)
  • The federal report ultimately rejected all terminology related to the battered woman syndrome…noting that these terms were 'no longer useful or appropriate'" (Rothenberg "Social Change" 782). (wikipedia.org)
  • A pregnant woman who consumes alcohol during her pregnancy may give birth to a baby with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS). (allpsych.com)
  • researchers
  • But the reported cases are believed to represent only a fraction of victims, researchers say. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • Originally researchers failed to separate domestic disputes from other types of "disturbance" calls and raw percentages stretched the findings beyond what they reasonably meant (Fridell and Pate, 1997). (popcenter.org)
  • effects
  • In 1997, they published the report of their investigation, titled The Validity and Use of Evidence Concerning Battering and Its Effects in Criminal Trials. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tilden, 1989) mention head trauma as a serious outcome of physical abuse by a male partner, the scope and residual effects of this particular type of battering have yet to be studied. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and its effects are permanent, often leading to lifelong problems with mental retardation. (allpsych.com)
  • Parental alcoholism also has severe effects on normal children of alcoholics. (allpsych.com)
  • advocates
  • Physicians never should underestimate their importance when acting as advocates for children. (reliasmedia.com)
  • The physician who is willing to act on behalf of a child suspected of being abused or neglected is one of the most important advocates a child can have. (reliasmedia.com)
  • person
  • Although the victim may disclose the abuse, the trauma bond means that the victim may wish to receive comfort from the very person who abused them. (wikipedia.org)
  • It may involve relationships between spouses, adult children, other relatives, maybe friends, and anyone else in whom the older person has placed trust. (nih.gov)
  • result
  • this is because the harm may have been unintentional, or because the caregivers did not understand the severity of the problem, which may have been the result of cultural beliefs about how to raise a child. (wikipedia.org)
  • parents
  • In 1825, states enacted laws giving social-welfare agencies the right to remove neglected children from their parents and from the streets. (wikipedia.org)
  • Studies have shown that because children of alcoholics feel that they are different from other people, they develop a poor self-image, in which they closely resemble their alcoholic parents (Silverstein, 1990, p.75). (allpsych.com)
  • These include parents who exaggerate or falsify illness in their children for the purpose of getting financial payments, and parents who batter their children and then lie about it when seeking treatment. (eofamilylaw.com)
  • often
  • Some states use other names, often attempting to reflect more family-centered (as opposed to child-centered) practices, such as "Department of Children & Family Services" (DCFS). (wikipedia.org)
  • Non-custodial single fathers would often bring their children to our Mentor's home. (blogspot.com)
  • A mass murderer kills a number of victims at one time and often then commits suicide. (theatlantic.com)
  • protective
  • In 1980, Congress passed the first comprehensive federal child protective services act, the Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act of 1980 (Public Law 96-272), which focused on family preservation efforts to help keep families together and children out of foster care or other out-of-home placement options. (wikipedia.org)
  • report
  • On his first grade report card, one teacher described Dahmer as a reserved child whom she sensed felt neglected. (wikipedia.org)
  • issues
  • Stress builds from the pressures of daily life, like conflict over children, marital issues, misunderstandings, or other family conflicts. (wikipedia.org)
  • symptoms
  • Older children of alcoholics may show such depressive symptoms as obsessive perfectionism, hoarding, staying by themselves, or being excessively self-conscious. (allpsych.com)
  • intervene
  • But as the suffering continued and observers remained unable to intervene, the observers began to derogate the victim. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mass
  • Recent changes in the beef industry have made meatpacking the most dangerous job in the United States and have introduced a deadly pathogen, E. coli O157:H7, into hamburger meat, a food mass-marketed to children. (mcspotlight.org)
  • child's
  • Child abuse may include any act or failure to act by a parent or other caregiver that results in actual or potential harm to a child, and can occur in a child's home, or in the organizations, schools or communities the child interacts with. (wikipedia.org)
  • all of which specifically target anger patterns and distorted beliefs, and offer training and/or reflection, support, and modelling that focuses on parenting skills and expectations, as well as increasing empathy for the child by supporting the parent's taking the child's perspective. (wikipedia.org)
  • help
  • He would pick up scraps of wood left over from construction sites and help the kids build forts in the bushes or carve model ships. (blogspot.com)
  • This resource is designed to help employers and human resources professionals respond to employees who are victims or perpetrators of abuse. (wikipedia.org)
  • Family
  • List of Other Names and Acronyms for CPS: Department of Children and Families - DCF Department of Children and Family Services - DCFS Department of Social Services - DSS Department of Human Services - DHS CPS/DCF is a department under a state's Health and Human Services organization. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1986
  • Battered women rarely report abuse without being asked and instead describe vague, psychosomatic complaints rather than the actual physical violence (Blair, 1986). (thefreelibrary.com)
  • OVC began to disseminate sexual assault resources to the field as early as 1986 and continues to do so, but there are still enormous gaps and unmet needs among both Latina/o and non-Latina/o victims of sexual violence. (ovc.gov)
  • 1995
  • Since 1995 the members have met semiannually at the conferences of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children to discuss their views of MSBP with the ultimate goal of providing scholarly guidance to practitioners in the field of child protection. (eofamilylaw.com)
  • 1996
  • Research in 1996 in England found no case in which a battered woman successfully pleaded self-defense (see Noonan at p198). (wikipedia.org)
  • Similarly, in R v Thornton (No 2) (1996) 2 AER 1023 the battered wife adduced fresh evidence that she had a personality disorder and the Court of Appeal ordered a retrial considering that, if the evidence had been available at the original trial, the jury might have reached a different decision. (wikipedia.org)
  • historically
  • If the terms "Munchausen syndrome by proxy" or "factitious disorder by proxy" are used in prosecuting the abuse, expert testimony is required and often results in a battle of the psychiatric and/or pediatric experts over definition issues that have been historically argued in the literature. (eofamilylaw.com)
  • Exposure
  • Methylation of NR3C1 is related to maternal PTSD, parenting stress and maternal medial prefrontal cortical activity in response to child separation among mothers with histories of violence exposure. (wikipedia.org)
  • perpetrator
  • Help-seekers had significantly more often children together with the perpetrator than non help-seekers (64% and 29% respectively) and a high association was found in the fully adjusted model (Adj. (biomedcentral.com)
  • This is analogous to having to prove that a perpetrator suffers from pedophilia in order to prove that a child has been sexually abused-an unnecessary hurdle for child protection. (eofamilylaw.com)
  • The task force has separated the victimization of the child from the motivation of the perpetrator, resulting in a recommendation that the term "pediatric condition falsification" be used to describe this type of abuse, regardless of the perpetrator's motivation. (eofamilylaw.com)
  • protective services
  • In the 1970s, when I began my career in child protective services along the Texas-Mexico border, I first glimpsed the richness and complexity of Latina/o culture-as well as some of the unique challenges of providing skilled, competent services to members of a vibrant community that has been largely overlooked to this day. (ovc.gov)
  • In 1980, Congress passed the first comprehensive federal child protective services act, the Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act of 1980 (Public Law 96-272), which focused on family preservation efforts to help keep families together and children out of foster care or other out-of-home placement options. (wikipedia.org)
  • Woman
  • The psychological damage on the family would be severe if a woman chose a career to satisfy her needs as opposed to her feminine domestic role assigned by society - a woman's happiness was not important, she must follow her role. (wikipedia.org)
  • An early work describing the syndrome is Lenore E. Walker's The Battered Woman (1979). (wikipedia.org)
  • Battered woman syndrome is not a legal defense in and of itself, but may legally constitute: Self-defense when using a reasonable and proportionate degree of violence in response to the abuse might appear the most appropriate defense but, until recently, it almost never succeeded. (wikipedia.org)
  • The federal report ultimately rejected all terminology related to the battered woman syndrome…noting that these terms were 'no longer useful or appropriate'" (Rothenberg "Social Change" 782). (wikipedia.org)
  • Instead of using the term "battered woman", the terminology "battering and its effects" became acceptable. (wikipedia.org)
  • Corporal
  • For instance, Paulo Sergio Pinheiro writes in the UN Secretary-General's Study on Violence Against Children: Corporal punishment involves hitting ('smacking', 'slapping', 'spanking') children, with the hand or with an implement - whip, stick, belt, shoe, wooden spoon, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • effects
  • Tilden, 1989) mention head trauma as a serious outcome of physical abuse by a male partner, the scope and residual effects of this particular type of battering have yet to be studied. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • In 1997, they published the report of their investigation, titled The Validity and Use of Evidence Concerning Battering and Its Effects in Criminal Trials. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • In the 1940s and 1950s, due to improved technology in diagnostic radiology, the medical profession began to take notice of what they believed to be intentional injuries, the so-called "Shaken Baby Syndrome. (wikipedia.org)
  • murder
  • The father of a ten-year-old girl with disabilities who died after she was left in a scalding bath, has been convicted of third-degree murder, conspiracy and endangering the welfare of a child, the Associated Press reports . (blogspot.com)
  • severity
  • this is because the harm may have been unintentional, or because the caregivers did not understand the severity of the problem, which may have been the result of cultural beliefs about how to raise a child. (wikipedia.org)
  • culturally
  • The result, we hope, will be more widely available, culturally appropriate services for victims within the country's most rapidly growing population. (ovc.gov)
  • The publication of Existe Ayuda represents an important step for OVC in supporting the efforts of the field to provide culturally appropriate services to Spanish-speaking victims of sexual assault. (ovc.gov)
  • In response, the victim services field must expand its capacity to provide linguistically appropriate and culturally competent services to all Spanish-speaking victims of crime. (ovc.gov)
  • issues
  • The men's rights movement is made up of a variety of groups and individuals who focus on numerous social issues (including family law, parenting, reproduction, domestic violence, circumcision ) and government services (including education, compulsory military service, social safety nets, and health policies), which men's rights advocates say discriminate against men. (wikipedia.org)
  • Stress builds from the pressures of daily life, like conflict over children, marital issues, misunderstandings, or other family conflicts. (wikipedia.org)
  • practices
  • Arte Sana and its partners took existing best practices for serving victims, applied the lens of Latina/o culture, and pilot tested the resulting resources with 29 agencies in 13 states. (ovc.gov)
  • Some states use other names, often attempting to reflect more family-centered (as opposed to child-centered) practices, such as "Department of Children & Family Services" (DCFS). (wikipedia.org)
  • This principal of parens patriae has been identified as the statutory basis for U.S. governmental intervention in families' child rearing practices. (wikipedia.org)
  • advocates
  • Presentations for PowerPoint slides used in presentations to promotoras (community health workers) and victim advocates. (ovc.gov)
  • I am extremely pleased to introduce the Existe Ayuda Toolkit, OVC's much-anticipated collection of practical resources designed for victim service providers, community health workers, advocates, and others who work with Spanish-speaking victims of sexual assault-or who plan to do so in the future. (ovc.gov)
  • parents
  • I told them that I often speculated over whether or not some foster children were being abused by their foster parents. (lechrysalislibrary.org)
  • Children, aged 6-12 years, and their parents, who experienced interparental violence are randomly assigned to either the intervention program or the control program. (biomedcentral.com)
  • These include parents who exaggerate or falsify illness in their children for the purpose of getting financial payments, and parents who batter their children and then lie about it when seeking treatment. (eofamilylaw.com)
  • In 1825, states enacted laws giving social-welfare agencies the right to remove neglected children from their parents and from the streets. (wikipedia.org)
  • The prevention and treatment options for physically abused children include: enhancing positive experiences early in the development of the parent-child relationship, as well as changing how parents teach, discipline, and attend to their children. (wikipedia.org)
  • welfare
  • U.S. federal laws that govern CPS agencies include: Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Multi-Ethnic Placement Act (MEPA) Adoption and Safe Families Act (ASFA) Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504) Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) 42 U.S.C. Section 1983, and depending on the circumstances 1985. (wikipedia.org)
  • By 1926, 18 states had some version of county child welfare boards whose purpose was to coordinate public and private child related work. (wikipedia.org)
  • intervene
  • But as the suffering continued and observers remained unable to intervene, the observers began to derogate the victim. (wikipedia.org)
  • child's
  • Child abuse may include any act or failure to act by a parent or other caregiver that results in actual or potential harm to a child, and can occur in a child's home, or in the organizations, schools or communities the child interacts with. (wikipedia.org)
  • all of which specifically target anger patterns and distorted beliefs, and offer training and/or reflection, support, and modelling that focuses on parenting skills and expectations, as well as increasing empathy for the child by supporting the parent's taking the child's perspective. (wikipedia.org)
  • research
  • Growing numbers of older Americans are reported neglected, battered and financially exploited by their children or other caretakers, according to new, federally funded research. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • The decision to change this terminology was based on a changing body of research indicating there is more than one pattern to battering and a more inclusive definition was necessary to more accurately represent the realities of domestic violence. (wikipedia.org)
  • care
  • Patients under state care were being drugged for profit and prescribed as many as 5 psychiatric drugs at the same time, and that four children and one adult had died. (familycourtmatters.org)
  • In 1692, states and municipalities identified care for abused and neglected children as the responsibility of local government and private institutions. (wikipedia.org)
  • assault
  • Tools for a victims' rights pocket card, sexual harassment handout, fact sheets on sexual assault, and scripts for public service announcements and outgoing answering machine messages. (ovc.gov)