Working together to safeguard children (2013)- Outlines the legal requirement for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people , the roles and responsibilities of professionals and how organization and individual should work together to keep children safe from harm. The munro review of child protection; moving towards child centered system (2012)- Outlines a more childâ€”focused system in safeguarding childrenâ€TMs welfare and explores how the right wishes, feeling and experiences of children and young people inform and shape the provision of services . The safeguarding and welfare requirements of the statutory framework for the early years foundation stage (2014)- Outlines the responsibilities of registered providers for children aged 0-5 years to safeguard children, promote good health, ensure the suitability of adults who have contact with children and maintain records, policies and
Indigenous people are more likely to suffer from drug abuse using needles because of the intergenerational trauma suffered through their parents attending residential schools in Canada (Bombay, Matheson, & Anisman, 2014, p. 327). This puts them at a higher criminal risk than others because of what they have been subjected to. Reasons et al., (2016) found that, “offending and victimization are a consequence of multiple risk factors,
Wherein unemployed (11%) participants greatly suffer from social issues compare to those who are employed (6%), student (1%), and self-employed (0%) participants. Unemployed participants spend a lot of their time inside the home than those who have job. In regards, unemployed workers were twice as likely as their employed counterparts to experience psychological problems (Paul & Moser, 2009; Belle, D. et.al,2016). The stress of unemployment can lead to changes in family relationships and in outcomes for children (Belle, D. & Bullock, H., 2016). As cited by Belle and Bullock(2016), a meta-analysis conducted by Paul and Moser (2009) reinforces the findings that unemployment was associated with depression, anxiety, psychosomatic symptoms, low subjective well-being, and poor self-esteem.
This issue is associated with different negative results if left untreated, which includes the reduced self-esteem, social withdrawal, inappropriate academic performance, and suicide. The literature has suggested that the children of more than 3 three percent in the United States have been experiencing the depression, making one of the most prevalent mental health issues for the children. The higher prevalence of such issues has made the significant importance of the effective interventions in schools. Since a large number of students in their childhood and adolescence are affected by depression as well as the symptoms of depression, the majority of them do not seek intervention or have any access to it (Wei, et al., 2013; Allen-Meares, et al., 2013). Yamaguchi, et al (2013) reflected that there are many barriers at the systemic, individual, and provider influencing the aspects of individual seeks or receives the services.
Even after the abuse has stopped, the victim can still experience physical and mental issues. Mental issues a child may deal with are depression, anxiety, PTSD, and many other things. When a child has scars or wounds from the abuse, it will often remind them of the traumas they experienced. In a study on what the most common form of abuse is, physical abuse made its way to the top of the list. Showing that a little over twenty eight percent of children are physically abused.
In regards to families in the lower social economic class, Shanahan, Runyan, Martin, and Kotch (2017) discuss the public health problems that occurs from child maltreatment in families who are in poverty. Each year, maltreatment effect 17.1 out of 1000 children in America. Children who live with four or more siblings are three times more likely to suffer from neglect. Also, Families who are experiencing poverty are cited as a risk factor for child neglect. Shanahan et al.
significant number of children from the refugee families and immigrant are at higher risk as compared to other children for undiagnosed mental health disorders, the absence of social integration, social segregation, absences of confidence, and depression. These children have a minimal accessibility to mental health care and frequently emerge from cultures where receiving assistance for problems related to mental health conveys stigma. The immigrants around the world continue to increase. For instance, according to the census of 2000 in the United States, it was noted that 1 of every 5 children in the country is a child of an immigrant (George, 2003). Children from immigrant families face poverty, where the poverty rates in these families are higher are compared to the native-born families.
This is supported by research conducted by Kyu and Atsuko. Their research indicates that the best prediction of children becoming either perpetrators or victims of domestic violence later in life is dependent on whether or not they grew up in a home where there was domestic violence. (2005). Lastly, there are drastic social effects that accompany domestic violence. Children often isolate themselves from family and friends, have a difficulty in trusting others, extreme anger management issues and have poor relationships.
THE FOCUS OF PREVENTION IN CHILD ABUSE RESEARCH: THE JOURNAL OF CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT IN REVIEW (VOLUME 33:2). INTRODUCTION Child abuse is a global problem, deeply rooted in culture, economic and social practices. According to the World Health Organization (2002), an estimate of about 57 000 children were victims of homicide in the year 2000. With the highest rates of fatal child abuse being found among children aged 0-4 years. The common fatalities were from head injuries, abdominal injuries and intentional suffocation.
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 this process of divorce parenting is challenging as parents may not know how the children
Partnership working means that, all agencies and professionals work together to safeguard children. Each professional or agency will have a different role to play but each of them is all as important. Good communication between them all is vital and failing to do so could mean that a child who is suffering will be left unnoticed. Police, health visitors, GP, hospitals, child minders, nursery, school, after school clubs, leisure clubs, social workers, family, friends, neighbours and the local community are all responsible for safeguarding children before it reaches crisis point Question: Question 9 Answer: Children 's Social Care When a child has been harmed or abused the head teacher will be the first person to deal with it, she then has a
AC 2.1: The main features of social work provision for children. Social work aims to make provision for children in care, provide in regard to child welfare, and provision about regulation of social workers. The Children and Social Work Bill 18 May 2016, Social work ensures stability and safety of children, makes assessments of the effects of the past abuse on the child and reviews the current and likelihood of the future abuse. Places children into foster care if necessary and makes follows ups on looked after-children in foster care, orphanages and those who have been adopted to observe their integration and progress over time. Social work has the responsibility to safeguard children and young people from potential harm from anybody could be from family members, carers or others.
In the report he mainly recommends that social services and other professionals are given appropriate training to do their job in correct manner. Like this the informations which are related to childâ€TMs safety are correctly handled and shared between agencies to promote childrenâ€TMs welfare. All schools in England apart from the main legislation (which I mentioned above) must follow policies and procedures set by their Local Safeguarding Children Boards. I can mentioned for example Framework for the Assessment of Children in Need and Their Families 2000 (providing understanding and recording what happening to CYP within their families) or Working Together to Safeguard
Definition of the Field of Practice One may ask what defines the field of practice pertaining to children and youth in addition to what this field consists of. A definition of this field is being able to supply services for, or in the best interests of, individuals that are under the age of 18 as well as the members residing with them in their households (National Association of Social Workers, n.d.). These services include the reconstruction of psychological and social functioning of an individual, providing support, and considering the fact that there are issues that affect this population (National Association of Social Workers, n.d.). Social workers in this field build upon the strengths within the child 's family and community in order
Child welfare agencies should adopt these guidelines as a starting point for ensuring that children in foster care receive the health and educational supports they need. Further, foster care policy directly targets children who appear to be at high risk of poor life outcomes. It is unfortunate that in our society some children grow up without the opportunity of having a loving family to raise them. More unimaginable are children growing up with parents and/or other family members that are