By Margaret Smith, Rowena Fong
This e-book encompasses a complete overview of the present kingdom of kid forget. integrated are facts relating to prevalence and lethality, definitional matters, etiological idea, background of and present coverage, and present interventions. As baby overlook is usually associated with structural concerns, the ebook additionally examines the connection of kid overlook to poverty, substance abuse and tradition.
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The Chinese, however, had lower ratings than both groups. The rank order of severity between Whites and Hispanics did not differ, supporting previous studies. However, there were differences between the White/Hispanic group and the Chinese. The groups were also asked what kind of response was warranted to each of the case situations, ranging from none to CPS referral. Again the White/Hispanic group differed from the Chinese in that, overall, they selected more invasive interventions than did the Chinese.
REDEFINING CHILD NEGLECT The question of defining child neglect is a controversial one involving, among other issues, parents’ rights versus children’s rights, the extent of the responsibility of the state to intervene in family life, and a residual versus a structural foundation for social policy decisions. The resolution of these issues impacts what can and will be done to provide relief for families who neglect their children. The child neglect literature suggests at least partial solutions to the problems discussed above.
An affluent family from a country outside of the United States wants their children to be educated in the American way of life. The parents purchase a home in a large metropolitan city, and place their three children in the home without adult supervision. The oldest child is sixteen. All of the children are enrolled in school. A CPS complaint is made for lack of supervision and possible medical neglect. There is no adult in the home to sign for medical treatment for the children. A single, SSI-recipient mom, who is developmentally disabled, is referred to CPS for neglect because she is feeding her two-month-old baby chocolate chip cookies.