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  • The Mission Of The Child Protection Services Agency

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    to the National Association of Public Child Welfare Administrators, the mission of the child protection services agency is to assess the safety of children, intervene to protect children from harm, strengthen the ability of families to protect their children, and to provide a reunification or an alternative safe family for child ("Home - Child Welfare Information Gateway," n.d.). The purpose of a case plan is an arrangement or ground plan that a child protection services professionals’ uses with a

  • Child Protection

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    Every single child in the world regardless of race, culture, gender, age deserves to be loved, cared for and kept free from harm and abuse. Children have a right to enjoy their childhood free from violence, injury or abuse at the hands of adults. This right is preserved in law, from the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child down to national laws and guidelines which cover all children not just those that are abused and neglected. In 1987 the Department of Health introduced the Child Abuse guidelines

  • Importance Of Child Protection In Safeguarding

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    Safeguarding is the action taken to ensure the safety and well-being of children as well as protecting them from harm, abuse and exploitation. Child protection is a part of safeguarding it ensures the protection and welfare of children. There are two elements that come under child protection these are the health and safety and child abuse. Children should be protected from any type of abuse, there are five types of abuse that children can become victims of these are physical abuse, neglect, sexual

  • Child Protection Service

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    domestic violence in approximately 41 to 43 percent of cases resulting in the critical injury or deal of a child” (Bragg 2003, 9). As one can see from reading the many effects domestic abuse has on children it is critical that something happens to help stop these children from experiencing domestic abuse and the symptoms that come with it. Now taking a look at possible reasons why child protective services could not be involved. The main concern is that CPS workers already have a great deal of

  • Child Protection Policy

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    THE CHILD PROTECTION POLICY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION STATISTICS          NCR CAR REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION I II III IV-A IV-B V VI - - 59 1 4 2 4 22 3 0 1        REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION VII VIII IX X XI XII XIII- 5 2 4 1 1 2 1 CHILD ABUSE AND RELATED COMPLAINTS REFERRED TO CENTRAL OFFICE AS OF AUGUST, 2010 TO PRESENT Physical, Verbal and Sexual Abuse and Violence inflicted by Teachers &

  • Child Protection And Safety Act

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    Running Head: Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 1 Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 10 Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 Natasha R. Dixon Durham Technical Community College: Durham, N.C. Abstract In recent years, policymakers and parents of missing, abducted and slain children have demanded action against the growing problem of pedophiles in the United States. This literature examines one of the most controversial child safety acts passed

  • The Pros And Cons Of Child Protection

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    Introduction Child protection practitioners investigate matters when there are allegations that a child is at risk of harm. Historically, the focus of the child welfare system was mainly on the protection of the child and not necessarily on the preservation of the family (Lalayants, 2012). Child practitioners now may also be required to refer children and families to services to assist with their needs and take matters before the Children’s Court if the child’s safety cannot be guaranteed within

  • Child Protection Laws For Adam Walsh

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    mother and son walked into the store Adam noticed a video display of the new Asteroids game and begged his mother to play the game whilst she shopped. After a short period of hesitation she eventually relented and let her son play the game assuming her child would be okay while she was only going to be a few aisles away from her son. She told her Adam where she would be and would return in a few minutes to pick him up, gave him a kiss and rushed to find the lamps she was looking for. Unfortunately upon

  • Prevention Of Child Abuse And The Protection Of Children

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    to child protection. It includes our protocols when child abuse is reported to us or suspected by us. It also includes notes regarding the safe practices to be taken to prevent child abuse. All staff are expected to be familiar with this policy and to abide by it. Purpose statement We have an obligation to ensure the wellbeing of children and young persons under 17 years of age who are receiving services from any staff member of our organisation. We are committed to the prevention of child abuse

  • The First National Child Protection Legislation

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    Historical Justifications. In 1974, the first national child protection legislation, The Child Abuse Prevention and Treat Act (CAPTA) became effective to promote awareness to communities and states to engage in identifying and preventing child abuse (Stein 1984). In order to realize the objectives of the Act, abuse must be defined. Defining abuse is hard to set in stone, as one concern is whether both physical and emotional abuse should be included or only one (Stein 1984). Another concern is determining

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