Child Abuse And Policy Term Paper by The Research Group

Child Abuse And Policy
A look at the legal definition of child abuse and child neglect according to California law as well as California's policy on child abuse.
# 72123 | 1,130 words | 4 sources | APA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in Law (Family) , Child, Youth Issues (Child Abuse)

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This paper looks at the California law regarding child abuse, child abuse statistics, the foster care system, returning children to abusive homes, alternatives, removing children permanently form the home, and the effects in later life of abuse in childhood. The paper also makes a recommendation of how abused children should be treated.

From the Paper:

"Under California law, child abuse or neglect includes physical injury inflicted by other than accidental means upon a child by another person, sexual abuse, neglect, wilful cruelty or unjustifiable punishment, unlawful corporal punishment or injury and is against the law. Neglect means the negligent treatment or the mistreatment of a child by a person responsible for the child's welfare, severe neglect means the negligent failure of a person having the care of custody of a child ,to protect the child from severe malnutrition or medically diagnosed..."

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