The name of the agency I visited was Child Abuse Prevention Center. The date of the interview was October 6th at 1:00 pm. Kim Tran was the person that I interviewed. She is the volunteer coordinator at Child Abuse Prevention she is in charge of recruiting volunteers and interns and does interviews.
Child abuse has an impact on the many crimes America faces. Child abuse is not always easy to distinguish at a quick glance and can go on for years without someone knowing. Many criminal justice practitioners are involved in these cases. Between psychologist that help the children recover ,and find out their stories to the police officers who arrests the offenders, Child abuse is a delicate situation and takes the upmost care.
CW Showell asked about Layla’s father, Joseph Zydinksy. It was reported that he has been in an out of prison for the last 2 years being home a total of 4 months. Josephs most recently was arrested in June, 2017 for violating probation after. He spent 3 months in Prison and then was transferred to Eagleville rehabilitation, in patient facility in Norristown where he has been since September, 2017, and scheduled to be released 90days from then. Ms. Dutzer reports that Mr. Zydinsky has a long history of drug use including Methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin, marijuana and alcohol. Mr. Zydinsky. When home, is never left alone with Layla when he is home due to Ms. Dutzer not trusting him alone with Layla. Ms. Dutzer reports that Mr. Zydinksy when
This was a child abuse case where a Dodge County father and the live-in girlfriend he
Yes, Tavion’s mother’s statement of concern about the suspicion of abuse should warrant a valid reason to lunch investigation in the child injury. Moreover, the emergency department staff had suspicion about the Tavion’s injury due to the fact injury is not consistence with an injury sustained in park playground. Hospitals are mandate by law to report any suspicion of child abuse; the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act enacted in 1974 was designed to encourage the reporting of child abuse cases, and prevention. In addition, most states have enacted laws to further protect abuse children, and most states protect the individual required to report cases of suspected child abuse; the following individual are eligible to report suspected cases of abuse include healthcare administrators, physicians, interns, registered nurse, chiropractors, social service workers, psychologists, dentists, osteopaths, optometrists, podiatrists, mental health professionals, and volunteer in healthcare facilities (Pozgar, 2014).
It is important to remember that if the professionals involved decide to investigate the matter when a suspected case of child abuse has been reported by the practitioner; then the practitioner’s records will be vital evidence and, as such, must be accurate. It may be many months after the event has taken place when the practitioner is
Health professionals, in particular GPs and doctors in emergency departments, may examine children with injuries which they suspect may be non-accidental. They have a duty to alert children’s social care when abuse is
“Child Protective Services (CPS) promotes the safety and well-being of children through intervention in reported child abuse cases. The goal of CPS is to keep children in their homes when it is deemed safe, and to provide them with a safe environment when they are determined to be at risk. CPS workers have a wide range of roles that they must play on a day-to-day basis.
Reports of suspected child maltreatment come from multiple sources. In 2005, over one-half of reports (61.7 percent) were from professionals who are considered “mandated reporters” (USDHHS, 2007). Mandated reporters are required by law to report suspected abuse and neglect. The most common mandated reporter referral sources in 2005 were social services personnel, legal professionals, law enforcement, criminal justice personnel and medical and mental health professionals (USDHHS, 2007).
Advocacy is a fundamental responsibility in nursing because patients are inherently vulnerable (Creasia & Friberg, 2011). The scenario presented is challenging because, although the nurse suspects child abuse, there is a lack of explicit evidence. Reporting suspected child abuse is a legal obligation for nurses, but the result may have devastating effects for the family. To prevent inaccurate conclusions, a professional nurse should question the mother and child separately and attempt to uncover the
Client is a 37 year- old, African American male, currently lives by himself in Boyton beach, Florida. Client was mandated by the courts to obtain individual therapy for stress and anger management in reference to allegations of child abuse involving his 16 year old daughter. Client described his circumstances at home as "living in jail". He states that he has not seen or spoken to his children for over one year. He reports being concerned about his family well being and missing out on being an active father in his children's life. He notes that the child abuse allegations has impacted his family tremendously. He referred to his wife as a "single mother having seven children".
More than 20,000 American children has thought to have been killed by their own family members over the past ten years. One of the worst records among industrialized nations that is losing on average almost five children everyday due to child abuse is the United States. The most recent report 2015 Child Maltreatment Report from The Children’s Bureau was published in January 2017. This document has stated that the number of child abuse cases has increased to 4 million from 3.6 million. 7.2 million children were involved in child abuse reports. The different kinds of child abuse are; neglect, physical, and verbal abuse.
Michelle Coleman is a 25-year-old Caucasian divorced mother of three children ranging from ages 1 to 6. She is currently receiving services at The Arc of Bradford. Michelle has been divorced from her ex-husband James for three months due to domestic violence. There has been several incidents reported to the police and she now has a standing restraining order against James, he is prohibited from seeing her and the children. Michelle and her three child have been receiving regular public assistance to include housing vouchers, food stamps, and she is also utilizing the TANF program to enable her in providing for the children without the assistance of ex-husband James. Michelle is a high school graduate but has never worked. With aid from the
If this scenario happened in an outpatient clinic or urgent care center and there were physicians who were more dedicated to patient safety a report to child protective services may have been made regarding the child’s injuries. This child deserves to have her rights observed and
Research indicates that 1 out of every 4 children will be the victim of sexual abuse before reaching age 18