Sexual-this is where a child is abused in a sexual manner. And Physical neglect- the child may be unwashed, unfed, have things like nits that are untreated. The act also aims to: try and protect children from harm and to stop children who have suffered abuse from being further abused in the future and to identify and help children who have been abused. The role of the adult in the child protection act is to know and try to identify the signs of abuse, report any suspicions of abuse you have no matter how small and make the child feel safe and secure in the early years
How much harm is being done to the baby is based on how much alcohol, tobacco, and or drug usage is being done during the stages of development. “If a parent is continuing to abuse drugs or alcohol their children may face the added danger of neglect, abuse, or chaotic, inconsistent, unresponsive caregiving” (Kaiser & Rasminsky, 2012). Exposing children and fetus
the first role will be that of the person or setting reporting abuse or harm coming to a child or young person. their role is to inform the apropriate help for the situation. a few examples of other roles are below- social services are responcible for children and families in need of help - police can be involved in criminal proceedings that may result from a safeguarding issue-child psychologist will ofter help children who have been abused or misstreated-GP's and hospitals can be the first to spot and report a child who attends the surgury who has received an injury. 2.1 Identify the signs and symptoms of common childhood illnesses - feeling sick - loss of energy - diarrhoea - raised temperature - no appetite 2.2 Describe the actions to take when children or young people are ill or injured Illness such as the common cold are treated with rest with encouragment to drink fluids and blow their nose. Children who are ill need comfort and reassurance untill a parent or gardian come to collect them.
Unit 3 Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people Outcome 1 1.1 Name the current legislations that safeguard children and briefly describe what guidelines and procedures are in place. * Children’s Act 1998/2004 * Education Act 2002 * E-Safety 2008 * Safeguarding – promote welfare of children * Human Rights Act * * * Different laws and guideline cover different parts of the UK. * * * | 1.2 Which children fall under child protection support and how can practitioners help protect children in their settings? Vulnerable people * Poverty, ill health and poor housing and emotional delay as well as development delay.Children with needs * Disabilities * | 1.3 Name one of the National and Local Guideline for safeguarding children SureStartNSPCCDepartment for Education: Responsibility for safeguarding and child protection in England.Local Authorities: Use guidance to produce procedures for services and practitioners. | 1.4 Who decides to conduct inquiries in to the death or serious injury involving a child takes place as a consequence of abuse or neglect?
HSC 024 Title Unit Accreditation Ref Level Credit value Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care A/601/8574 2 3 Learning outcomes The learner will: 1. Know how to recognise signs of abuse Assessment criteria The learner can: 1.1 Define the following types of abuse: • Physical abuse • Sexual abuse • Emotional/psychological abuse • Financial abuse • Institutional abuse • Self neglect • Neglect by others 1.2 Identify the signs and/or symptoms associated with each type of abuse Describe factors that may contribute to an individual being more vulnerable to abuse Explain the actions to take if there are suspicions that an individual is being abused Explain the actions to take if an individual alleges that they are being abused Identify ways to ensure that evidence of abuse is preserved Identify national policies and local systems that relate to safeguarding and protection from abuse Explain the roles of different agencies in safeguarding and protecting individuals from abuse Identify reports into serious failures to protect individuals from abuse Identify sources of information and advice about own role in safeguarding and protecting individuals from abuse Explain how the likelihood of abuse may be reduced by: • working with person centred values • encouraging active participation • promoting choice and rights Explain the importance of an accessible complaints procedure for reducing the likelihood of abuse 1.3 2. Know how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse 2.1 2.2 2.3 3. Understand the national and local context of safeguarding and protection from abuse 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 4. Understand ways to reduce the likelihood of abuse 4.1 4.2 1 5.
Not only does social rejection cause stress and aggression in a young child, it results in stress among the family due to the child’s behavioral changes. Robert M. Hodapp. “Mental Retardation: II. Contextual Issues.” Development and Disabilities
Trauma may include physical neglect, being beaten, and various forms of sexual abuse and emotional abuse such as berating and denying nurturing and affection to a child. (Blakeney, Robert, & Meyer, 1998). What is highly debated is the delayed recall of traumatic events. “The memory scenario that evokes the greatest debate and skepticism has to do with the apparent total loss of memory for an extended period of time followed years later by delayed and detailed recollection” (Alpert, Brown, & Courtois, 1998, p. 942). How are children affected by trauma?
The Forensic Child Abuse Evaluation: A Review is the article I chose. This article discusses the forensic and psychological assessment of children suspected of being victims; physical or sexual abuse and neglect. Psychological knowledge of depression, trauma, child and adolescent development is necessary for evaluations, preventing further trauma. There are protocols for evaluating children or adolescents suspected of physical or sexual abuse, in which psychologist should assess the child’s behavior; they do not reveal they have been abused but exhibits behaviors strongly expressing abuse((Laraque, DeMattia, & Low, 2006). Psychology is imperative when assessing children of physical or sexual abuse, in order to prevent further abuse and
"Conduct disorder" refers to a group of behavioral and emotional problems in youngsters. Children and adolescents with this disorder have great difficulty following rules and behaving in a socially acceptable way. They are often viewed by other children, adults and social agencies as "bad" or delinquent, rather than mentally ill. Many factors may contribute to a child developing conduct disorder, including brain damage, child abuse, genetic vulnerability, school failure, and traumatic life experience. (1999 Harper Collins) As you see within the definition itself it refers to delinquency as stated above a definition within a