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The legal aspects of protective services for abused and neglected children

a manual

by Barbara A. Caulfield

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Office of Human Development Services, Administration for Public Services : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Child abuse -- Law and legislation -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementBarbara A. Caulfield.
      ContributionsUnited States. Office of Human Development Services. Administration for Public Services.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF9323 .C38
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 121 p. :
      Number of Pages121
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4064350M
      LC Control Number79602174

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      Child neglect is the most frequent form of child abuse, with children born to young mothers at a substantial risk for neglect. In , the U.S. state and local Child Protective Services (CPS) received million reports of children being abused or neglected. Seventy-one percent of the children were classified as victims of child neglect. A finding of substantiated (sometimes referred to as founded) typically means that the child protective services (CPS) agency believes that an incident of child abuse or neglect, as defined by State law, has this case, several outcomes can occur. Case closure may occur with no services if the child maltreatment was a one-time incident, the child is considered to be safe, and there.

      protective services (CPS) to intervene, the victim must be under • NAC – Child Welfare and Juvenile Services • NAC – Children and Family Services: Protection and Safety mean a person is being abused, neglected, or exploited, only that it could be happening. About Us. Children’s Legal Services (CLS) plays an integral role at each stage of a Chapter 39 proceeding. Often, CLS becomes involved in a family’s life when a Department child protective investigator seeks to remove a child from an unsafe home.


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The legal aspects of protective services for abused and neglected children by Barbara A. Caulfield Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The legal aspects of protective services for abused and neglected children: a manual. [Barbara A Caulfield; United States. Office of Human Development Services. Administration for Public Services.]. Get this from a library. The legal aspects of protective services for abused and neglected children: a manual.

[Barbara A Caulfield; United States. Office of Human Development Services. Administration for Public Services,]. of issues facing parents and their children, new legislation, practice innovations, and Office on Child Abuse and Neglect, within the Children’s Bureau of the Administration for Children and Families, U.S.

Department of. Health and Human Services, has developed the. fourth edition of this manual in the. Child Protective Services: A File Size: 2MB. Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) within local communities are responsible for receiving and investigating reports of suspected child abuse and neglect.

Reports are received by Children’s Administration/Child Protective Services (CPS) located in each community office and assessed to determine whether the report meets the legal.

The Child Protective Services goal is to keep the child in his/her own home when it is safe, and when the child is at risk, to develop an alternate plan as quickly as possible. If you suspect that a child has been, or is in danger of, abuse or neglect, contact the county Children's Protective Services hour emergency response phone.

The courts play a principal role in making decisions regarding the protection of children who have been maltreated. This page provides families and professionals involved with child protective services with resources and information about the legal process in child abuse and neglect cases, including about cases involving sexual also includes State and local examples.

Child Protective Services (“CPS”) is a governmental agency tasked with receiving and investigating reports of child abuse or neglect. The Child Protected Services agency in each state must identify children who are being abused or neglected, monitor domestic violence that relates to children, and remove at-risk children to a safe environment when necessary.

Everyone has a responsibility to report child abuse or neglect. State law requires any person who has a reason to believe that a child has been abused or neglected to report their concerns to the Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline at: () Your contact with the hotline is confidential and will not be shared with the family.

It is the intent of the law that comprehensive protective services will be provided for abused, neglected, exploited, and abandoned children found in Washington State. CPS aims to assist parents or persons legally responsible for abused children to overcome the problems leading to abuse and neglect, strengthen families.

Child Protective Services (CPS) investigates reports of child abuse and neglect to protect children from harm now and in the future. CPS works to strengthen and stabilize families so that they can safely care for their children at home.

Child abuse and neglect is a problem of concern to local communities, state legislatures, state agencies and the federal government. In providing protective services, welfare departments encounter legal aspects concerning law enforcement officials, attorneys and the judicial system.

This manual can provide practical guidance to those who are protecting abused children, helping involved. 1U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Children’s Bureau, Office on Child Abuse and Neglect, The Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, Including Adoption Opportunities & The Abandoned Orphans Assistance Act, As Amended by The Keeping Children.

The purpose of Justice for Children is to provide a full range of advocacy and services for abused and neglected children; that includes pro-bono legal advocacy, public policy monitoring, guidance through a complex child protective system, professional referrals, mental health services, court watch, research, education, and emotional support.

GAL Resources. Please click on a link below for more information. Child Abuse and Neglect Benchbook-- A manual and case digest for child abuse and neglect law.; GAL Forms-- Attorney form to request to be on GAL list.; Training-- Videos and presentation materials for continuing legal education regarding child abuse and neglect law.; JANIS-- Juvenile Abuse and Neglect Information System -- A web.

APS Investigation of Adult Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation-The total number of Adult Protective Services investigations equals the total number of completed investigations. CCL-Child Care Licensing -This program is responsible for protecting the health, safety, and well-being of Texas children who reside in or attend child-care facilities.

The standard for reporting suspected abuse or neglect in Massachusetts is reasonable cause to believe, which means that you need to have only a " mere suspicion" that abuse or neglect has occurred, in order to report it.

Everyone is urged to err on the side of caution, and immediately report all suspected cases of abuse or neglect to the DPPC. vi • Mr. Frank E. Vandervort Clinical Professor of Law Juvenile Justice Clinic, University of Michigan Law School The first and revised editions of the Child Protective Proceedings Benchbook were funded by the Court Improvement Program, the State Court.

on the delivery of healthcare services for abused, abandoned and neglected children. “To promote the safety and well-being of Florida’s children by providing medically led multidisciplinary assessment services for children suspected of being abused or neglected.” Department of Health Mission, Vision and Values Mission.

Child Protective Services (CPS) is the name of a government agency in many states of the United States responsible for providing child protection, which includes responding to reports of child abuse or neglect. 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).

This includes situations where children are abused or neglected in their own homes. Section 72 of the Child and Family Services Act17 states that the public, including professionals who work with children, must promptly report any suspicions that a child is or may be in need of protection to a Children Aid Society (CAS).

Child abuse and neglect are serious public health problems and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) that can have long-term impact on health and wellbeing.

This issue includes all types of abuse and neglect against a child under the age of 18 by a parent, caregiver, or another person in a custodial role (such as a religious leader, a coach, a teacher) that results in harm, potential for harm.Studies suggest, however, that many health professionals may not be sufficiently trained to detect or validate signs of abuse or to deal with the emotional, technical, and legal aspects of evaluating maltreated children, particularly sexually abused children.

Child Protective Services.This chapter examines the protective factors for child maltreatment from child, parent, family, and community aspects as there are individual differences in how children, parents, families, and communities respond to maltreatment.

Protective factors have not been studied as extensively or rigorously as risk factors; however, they can promote health and well-being for maltreated children.