A Coordinated Response to Child Abuse and Neglect: A Basic Manual
Addresses community prevention, identification, and treatment efforts. Intended to be used by all professionals involved in child protection: CPS, law enforcement, education, mental health, legal services, health care, and early childhood professionals. Provides general information to anyone who is concerned about the problem of child maltreatment. Glossary, bibliography, and list of resources.
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Page 5 - State in question, by a person who is responsible for the child's welfare under circumstances which indicate that the child's health or welfare is harmed or threatened thereby, as determined in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Secretary.
Page 5 - Act defines child abuse and neglect as "the physical or mental injury, sexual abuse, negligent treatment, or maltreatment of a child under the age of 18 by a person who is responsible for the child's welfare under circumstances which indicate that the child's health or welfare is harmed or threatened thereby.
Page 5 - medical neglect" includes, but is not limited to, the withholding of medically indicated treatment from a disabled infant with a life-threatening condition. (2) The term "withholding of medically indicated treatment" means the failure to respond to the infant's lifethreatening conditions by providing treatment (including appropriate nutrition, hydration, and medication) which, in the treating physician's (or physicians...
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Page 6 - The injury may have resulted from harsh discipline or physical punishment that is inappropriate to the child's age or condition. The injury may be the result of a single episode or of repeated episodes and can range in severity from minor bruising to death.
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