Maltreatment is a general term for both child abuse and neglect. Research on maltreatment has found only identified children are studied and effects of maltreatment may not be immediately obvious. There is also a difficulty separating the effects of poverty and maltreatment due to the inability to make causal statements and the lack of clear definitions (McCoy & Keen,
Divorce and separation is a common thing in the society, and is widespread all over the world. This article is talking about the effect of divorce on children and how it can negatively affect their way of life and sometime create problems that will not appear now until later years in life, how divorce can have negative short-term and long-term effect on most children and also create ways on how children can be protected from these negative effects of divorce. Many research that has been done on divorce and parenting have provided us the information that we needed to know. How divorce have vital effect in the attitude of the children, the negative short-term and long-term effect of divorce on children, the risk factors and the protective factors that will determine how divorce is been experience. We know that parental control, good parenting quality, and the parent-child relationship which are the three most important ways of protecting children can have positive influence on the well-being of the children after divorce when it is provided to the children.
During high-conflict divorces, the parties may not have the ability to work with each other, even for the good of the children. It is also seen in families where domestic violence has occurred, it may be necessary to seek the assistance of a child custody evaluator in the issue of custody arrangements. In these and other situations, the use of psychological testing assist the evaluator to attempt to determine and review the psychological make-up of the parties, their possible personality deficits, and their potential for distortion or outright lying. Psychological testing may also allow the evaluator to learn more about the parties' personality traits, how these traits can affect their parenting styles, as well as how they may impact upon interactions between the parents. This information becomes useful when the evaluator is called upon to make recommendations to the court with regard to custody, visitation, and assist in developing a general parenting plan for the
Jade Mimoso 9/10/15 Argumentative Essay 1 Do you think that Juvenile Justice Centers are beneficial for troubled teens? Well, they actually aren’t beneficial at all. I don’t think that they are beneficial because, some centers don’t help the troubled teens get on track, the center doesn’t have the same educational standards as regular schooling, and most of the kids that get out are still troubled. Let me explain why. For Starters, the Juvenile Justice center doesn’t help some of the troubled teens.
(Cronley et al. ; Whitbeck et al.) To note, not all adolescents who experience childhood maltreatment will leave home to engage in deviant behaviour or just engage in deviant behaviour. Adolescents will do what they feel is best for them in an abusive
Over the course of the years, corporal punishment has been controversially spoken about whether if it’s an effective or barbaric method of discipline to raise a child. According to Elizabeth Gershoff (2010), after conducting a meta-analytic scientific research on the intended and unintended effects of corporal punishment in children she concluded that the harm from corporal punishment outweigh any benefit of immediate child compliance. The effects of corporal punishment in children are many but among them, in this essay I will solely discuss about the effects of increased aggressive behavior, mental health problems, and eroded quality of children’s relationships with their parents. Increased
The research also suggests that some children who have witnessed domestic violence show no symptoms of psychological distress. Children 's responses may depend on the severity and frequency of the abuse, the availability of family and community support, and the child 's resilience. Once their safety is assured, most children can overcome the effects of trauma through professional counselling or other supportive interventions. THE SOLUTION AND REMEDY TO CHILD ABUSE In dealing with child abuse there should a legal and family solution - punishment for the abuser and all perpetrators this will bring about a reduction of these terrifying and heartless crimes. In order to implement a legal protection that prevent child abuse a law have to be introduce and implemented by the authorities and law enforcing bodies.
How does Child Maltreatment impact a child’s development? Child Maltreatment is a devastating problem in contemporary society that affects all sectors of the population. Every child has the right to a healthy life free from violence, though each year millions of children around the world fall victims to child maltreatment (McNichol & Tash, 2001). Subsequently, child maltreatment is a huge global problem with a serious impact on the victims’ physical and mental health, wellbeing and development throughout their lives – and, by extension on their families, wider communities and society. Understanding the relationship between child maltreatment and the developmental effects it causes is important because it is not only necessary in providing
The more we can get kids to open up the more likely we will be able to bring child abuse to an end. In schools children might be scared or uncomfortable talking to a teacher or a school counselor. Sometimes it can make the situation more comfortable if the grown up approaches the child and initiates the conversation. If you aren’t sure if a child is being abused you should always try and look for signs of it, such as visual injuries like cuts, bruises, or any other physical injuries. You can also look for any mental issues such as aggression, depression, or the child jumping or flinching at even the smallest movements.