Year Published Provides parents birth, foster, and adoptive and other caregivers with information about the best way to resolve their differences with a service provider or other child welfare professional. Since child welfare agency policies and procedures are State-specific, this factsheet presents information from a national perspective and points to additional resources about where to find information related to a particular State. The information and resources provided in this factsheet address the majority of complaints associated with the CPS system.
Child abuse Abstract Child abuse can be defined as any physical, neglect, or sexual abuse on a child. In the state of Alabama, nurses must mandatory report to the proper authority to further investigate to confirm or rule out child abuse. Mandatory Reporting is the Law. Alabama Nurse, 39 37.
If a nurse does not report child abuse according to Alabama state law; they can be charge with a misdemeanor or jail time up to six months.
Nurses need to be well educated and know how to intervene in times where child abuse is suspected by using the nursing process. This paper will discuss some common signs and symptoms the child my exhibit to help prevent or stop child abuse from even occurring.
Nursing Care of Child Abuse Child abuse is a tragedy that no child should have to endure for any reason. The United States has the worst record as an industrialized nation, losing five children every day to abuse-related death. This paper this discuss some of the different types of child abuse such as physical, neglect, and sexual.
This paper will go into detail to recognize each abuse type for the warning signs and symptoms the child will exhibit. Furthermore, understand the nurse role and how one should respond to suspected child abuse case.
In the state of Alabama, child abuse is mandatory to report to the proper authorities even when suspected. Nursing interventions will be discussed to help the child that suffers from abuse to cope and recover from such as devastating act.
The nursing process will be used on each type of child abuse to help recognize and further prevent harm to the child.
Child abuse occurs when a perpetrator creates a situation of imminent risk of serious injury, exploitation or sexual abuse of a child under 18 years of age by any acts or omissions to act Breakell Gresko, S. Nurses should assess physical child abuse signs that could be any of the following that cannot be explained or in odd location bruises, burns, bite marks, scratches, and fractures to the child.
Nurses should recognize inconsistent stories from the parents and they become very aggressive when asked if they caused the injury to the child. The child may be frightened to tell the nurse what happen if abuse is alleged with the parents present in the room, so try to get the child one-on-one to help confirm or rule out physical abuse.
Nurses should recognize symptoms of child abuse if the child exhibits fear, low self-esteem, social isolation, acute pain, or delayed growth and development.
The proper authorities should be notified to get the child out of the home and find safe placement for the child.
Evaluation of the child physical child abuse, should be continued making sure the child is progressing and improving from the abuse case.
Child neglect is recognized as a widespread social problem that can lead to a wide range of emotional, behavioral, and social problems, as well as to impaired health and even death Davidson-Arad, B.Dealing Effectively with Child Sexual Behaviors By Brandy Steelhammer, MSW May, 3 age 4 will think differently about his abuse at age 6 and at age 9 and at age 14, clear through.
Discussion Questions. 1. What responsibility does a physician have when it comes to reporting cases of possible abuse to child protection services? How high an index of suspicion is required to initiate such reports?
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