School If a teacher or member of staff suspect a child is being abused or if a child has told someone they are being abused, they have the responsibility to contact the child protection officer at the school who would then contact social services and/or the police. NSPCC The charity organisation raises awareness of abuse and provides support to families and children. It also provides a helpline for people with concerns about a child or for a child that is being abused. There role is to protect children from
keeping training up-to-date in safeguarding issues. Assessment observations to help identify any additional support that is needed. Keeping children safe from accidents laws and procedures, working with other agencies. Crime and bullying. Forced marriages gender inequality, poverty, negative traditional or religious practices, failure to enforce laws, conflicts, disasters and emergency.
* Partnership: professionals and families must work together to ensure the welfare of the children. * Participation: that the childrens wishes and feelings should be taken into account so that they can contribute to any decisions which may affect them. * Protection: Children must be protected from serious harm. The local authorities have a duty to investigate any report that a child is suffering, or likely to suffer, from serious harm. * Provision: states that services that are necessary to safeguard children shouls be provided.
Infant and Toddler Mental Health Tamara L. H EDUC- 3203-1 Infant and Toddler Mental Health 1. In your own words, define and explain the term trauma. Then, based on pages 7–9 of Hope and Healing: A Caregiver's Guide to Helping Young Children Affected by Trauma, explain how risk factors and protective factors related to children, families, and communities can influence a child's reaction to traumatic events. Trauma is when an event plays out that is both shocking and stunning. Trauma can be sudden or over a long term period resulting in both mental and physical reactions to it.
I. What is Child Protective Services? A. The Child Protective Services program strives to ensure safe, permanent, nurturing families for children by protecting them from abuse and neglect while attempting to preserve the family unit B. Child Protective Services help prevent further harm to children from intentional physical or mental injury, sexual abuse, exploitation, or neglect by a person responsible for a child's health or welfare.
Section 47 states that if a Local Authority suspects a child is suffering, or is likely to suffer, from significant harm they have a duty to investigate. Section 17 states that local authorities must have services to safeguard the welfare of children who are in need. The Protection of Children Act 1999. This came in to force in October 2000. This law ensures that nobody unsuitable holds a position that involves close contact with children.
Nicola Sydorenko 50122883 Health and Social Care Unit 10 P5 Support that can be used for children,young people and their families here abuse is suspected and confirmed. Parents,friends,family should not leave them for all this time,they need them the most now. When a child discloses they are being abuse or you suspect a child is being abused there are a number of ways that you can support them, in the case study jakes behaviour could be showing signs of maltreatment, one of the strategies that could be used are though telling the child they have done the right thing, and that you believe what they are saying, also important not make promises such as 'everything's going to be okay' or saying that you wont keep secrets or not tell other people about what had been disclosed, as this could create false trust and cause the child more distress in the long-term. Protecting Children Housing support services may affect children when they are admitted to services as part of a family unit. Some 16/17 year old vulnerable young people may also use services in their won right when they are homeless.
Grace house was founded in January of 1985, through a community-based movement treating women dealing issue including substance abuse. Grace House has been serving for 29 years, and has treated more than two thousand women and still continue to treat women at both locations in New Orleans, Louisiana. Those two location are at1401 Delachaise Street, New Orleans, LA 70115 and 1160 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130. In October of 2006 the boards of Bridge House (treatment facility for men) and Grace House agreed to merge key elements of the programs. Grace House offers long term residential substance abuse treatment designed to meet the needs of women.
Josie's Personal Interview Jess Gonzales BSHS 355 August 14, 2014 Caseworker for foster children Josie works as a county social worker that takes care of children under foster care. She has around twenty children and nine families under her supervision. They have different backgrounds and live in different neighborhoods. Their ages range from one year up too eighteen years. Some of the children live with their parents or relatives while the others live with foster parents.
The cycle of abuse is difficult to interrupt; abused children often, as adults, become abusers themselves. To prevent child abuse in my community, I would provide home-based programs that provide education, health care and positive parenting skills to families and those who may be planning on having a