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What Are the Philosophical Tenets of Child Protection?
Discuss the 10 philosophical tenets of child protections:
What Is Child Maltreatment?
1. Define Child Maltreatment
2. Define “Sexual Abuse”
3. Discuss the four commonly recognized forms of child abuse:
What is the Scope of the Problem?
1. Summarize the number and characteristics of child maltreatment victims and perpetrators reported to CPS (as obtained from the 2000 NCANDS findings)
2. Discuss estimates of the actual incidence of abuse and neglect
3. List the two primary sources of national statistics on child abuse and neglect
What Factors Contribute to Child Abuse and Neglect?
1. Explain the four risk factor domains associated with child maltreatment:
a. parent or caregiver factors
b. family factors
c. child factors
d. environmental factors
What Are the consequences of Child Abuse and Neglect?
1. Identify and explain the three primary limitations/challenges of current research on child maltreatment
2. Describe the three overlapping effects that are commonly associated with individuals who have experienced abuse and neglect
a. Health and physical effects
b. Intellectual and cognitive development
c. Emotional, psychological, and behavioral consequences
What Can Be Done to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect?
1. Explain the three basic levels at which child abuse and neglect prevention activities generally occur:
2. Describe the four (4) major prevention program models
3. Discuss the role of various entities in child maltreatment prevention efforts
Which Laws and Policies Guide Public Intervention in Child Maltreatment?
1. Discuss the key federal legislation that addresses the protection of maltreated children.
(a) the basis for state intervention in child abuse and neglect and
(b) the state laws that play a significant role in the reporting/intervening in cases of child abuse/neglect.
What Does the Child Protection Process Look Like?
Explain the child protection process:
Who Should Be Involved in Child Protection at the Community Level?
1. Explain the roles, responsibilities and expertise of those involved in child protection at the community level:
How Can Organizations Work Together to Protect Children?
1. Identify the principles which guide collaboration
2. Explain the essential components of effective leadership – an essential component of successful collaboration
3. Name and describe two (2) collaborative models that demonstrate the effectiveness of collaboration
Chapter One: Purpose and Overview
Chapter Two: What Are the Philosophical Tenets of Child Protection?
1. Key Principles of Child Protection
2. Philosophical Tenets
Chapter Three: What Is Child Maltreatment?
1. Definitions in Federal Law
2. Sources of Definitions in State Law
3. General Definitions by Type of Maltreatment
Chapter Four: What Is the Scope of the Problem?
1. Reported Child Maltreatment Victims
2. Child Maltreatment Perpetrators
3. Nonreported Child Abuse and Neglect
Chapter Five: What Factors Contribute to Child Abuse and Neglect?
1. Parent or Caregiver Factors
2. Family Factors
3. Child Factors
4. Environmental Factors
5. Protective Factors
Chapter Six: What Are the Consequences of Child Abuse and Neglect?
1. Health and Physical Effects
2. Cognitive Development and Academic Achievement
3. Emotional, Psychosocial, and Behavioral Development
Chapter Seven: What Can Be Done to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect?
1. Prevention as a Strategy
2. Types of Prevention Activities
3. Major Prevention Program Models
4. What Laws and Policies Guide Public Intervention in Child Maltreatment?
5. The Federal Role in Addressing Child Abuse and Neglect
6. Basis for State Intervention
Chapter Eight: What Laws and Policies Guide Public Intervention in Child Maltreatment?
1. The Federal Role in Addressing Child Abuse and Neglect
2. Basis for State Intervention
Chapter Nine: What Does the Child Protection Process Look Like?
4. Initial Assessment or Investigation
5. Family Assessment
7. Service Provision
8. Evaluation of Family Progress
9. Case Closure
Chapter Ten: Who Should Be Involved in Child Protection at the Community Level?
1. Child Protective Services
2. Law Enforcement
3. Educators and Early Child care Providers
4. Health Care Providers
5. Mental Health Professionals
6. Legal and Judicial System Professionals
7. Substitute Care Providers
8. Faith Community
9. Community Organizations and Support Services Providers
10. Concerned Citizens
Chapter Eleven: How Can Organizations Work Together to Protect Children?
1. Principles to Guide Collaboration
2. Effective Leadership-An Essential Component of Successful
4. Collaborative Models
1. Glossary of Terms
2. State Toll-free Telephone Numbers for Reporting Child Abuse