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When a child discloses abuse.
(Exchange Press, 2019-07)
Why some children want to stay with their abusive parents.
Attorneys and other professionals need to know that the reasons children may want to be with an abusive parent may be based on attachment issues, feelings of shame, psychobiology, and a lack of understanding that they are ...
Reckless endangerment of a child vs.child abuse and neglect.
(ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2020-10-27)
Unlike child abuse, reckless endangerment does not involve the direct infliction of injury or harm.
Reports of Child Abuse Seem To Be Falling: How Can We Know What's Really Happening?
(Harrisburg, PA : White Hat Communications, c1994-, 2020-09-06)
Since the COVID-19 crisis began, many have been wondering what impact this crisis will have on children and families. More specifically, many experts in and around the field of child welfare wonder if child maltreatment ...
Unique challenges of universal mandated reporting of rural child abuse.
(Washington, DC: National Rural Health Association (NRHA), 2020-10-01)
Being a mandated reporter is often the first point of contact a layperson or even a professional may have with the child protection system. In the United States, 18 states require any person who suspects child abuse or ...
Effective strategies of doing direct and cross examinations of mental health professionals in child abuse cases
There are a variety of way of enhancing and attacking the testimony of a mental health professional, including: impeachment with prior inconsistent statements, bias, interest in the outcome, signs of coercion, coached ...
Unfit to parent: American and Jewish legal perspectives.
(Touro College Fuchsberg Law Center, 2020-06)
When do parents become unfit to parent their children? Broadly speaking, parental unfitness may be determined by considering such factors as a parent’s conduct and capacity to provide for their child’s needs. Parents who ...
Understanding Sexual Grooming in Child Abuse Cases.
(American Bar Association, 2015-11)
In many child sexual abuse cases, the abuse is preceded by sexual grooming.1 Sexual grooming is a preparatory process in which a perpetrator gradually gains a person’s or organization’s trust with the intent to be sexually ...
How To Select an Expert in a Custody Case.
(ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2019-11-18)
The legal obligation of an expert witness is to provide independent advice to the court by presenting impartial, unbiased opinions about matters within their field of expertise. This duty is owed singularly to the court ...
The Credibility of Child Protective Services Rests on the Integrity of the Department Director.
(APSAC: American Professional Society Abuse Children, 2019)