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child abuse risk index an annotated bibliography by Eric Sigurdson

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Published by National Clearinghouse on Family Violence in [Ottawa, Ont.?] .
Written in English


  • Child abuse -- Bibliography

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Edition Notes

StatementEric Sigurdson, Carmen Marginet, Robert Onysko.
ContributionsMarginet, Carmen, Onysko, Robert
LC ClassificationsZ7164C5 S48 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination34 p.
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18403658M

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The “Child Abuse Potential Inventory,” the “Parenting Stress Index,” the “Risk Inventory for Substance Abuse-Affected Families” and the “Structured Decision-Making Risk Assessment” describe risk assessment instruments and appear in this order. The “Family Assessment Form,” the “Risk Inventory. involve abuse, neglect, abandonment, or situations where there is a threat of harm to children. The Risk Assessment is one component of the Florida Safety Decision Making Methodology (FSDMM) used by child Protection Investigators (CPIs) and Case Managers to guide decision-File Size: 2MB. Risk and Protective Factors for Child Abuse and Neglect This bulletin is an excerpt from Emerging Practices in the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Children’s. problems. To be able to detect child sexual abuse requires a high index of suspicion and familiarity with the verbal, behavioural and physical indicators of abuse. Many children will disclose abuse to caregivers or others spontaneously, though there may also be indirect physical or behavioural signs. Neglect.

  Risk factors are those characteristics linked with child abuse and neglect, but they may or may not be direct causes. A combination of individual, relational, community, and societal factors contribute to the risk of child abuse and neglect. Although children are not responsible for the harm inflicted upon them, certain factors have been found to increase their risk of being abused and or . CPS Stats, Child Protective Services Data and Stats, Statistics, Data Charts, Data Books and Annual Reports DFPS protects the unprotected - children, elderly, and people with disabilities - from abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Risk Assessment Finding of Child Abuse /Neglect Fiscal Year Determined from completed CPS investigations of child abuse/neglect in which risk was indicated and there are not sufficient family strengths and available resources to provide for the safety to the child in the foreseeable future. Back to Index of Child Protective. DEFINITIONS. A key definition of child abuse and neglect is contained in Section 3 of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) 1: At a minimum, any recent act or set of acts or failure to act on the part of a parent or caretaker, which results in death, serious physical or emotional harm, sexual abuse or exploitation, or an act or failure to act, which presents an imminent risk of Cited by: 2.

The Child Abuse and Prevention Treatment Act defines child abuse and neglect or child maltreatment as. Any recent act or failure to act on the part of a parent or caretaker, which results in death, serious physical or emotional harm, sexual abuse or exploitation, or an act or failure to act which presents an imminent risk of serious harm. UNICEF works in more than countries and territories to reach the most disadvantaged children and adolescents – and to protect the rights of every child, everywhere. Risk assessment is the collection and analysis of information to determine the degree to which key factors are present in a family situation that increase the likelihood of future maltreatment to a child . In the two decades since the National Research Council (NRC) issued its report Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect, a new science of child abuse and neglect has been launched, yielding findings that delineate a serious public health problem. Fully 6 million children are involved in reports to child protective services, and many more cases go undetected.