(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Child Neglect: Child neglect is defined as any recent act, or failure to act, that results in the death of a child, or in an endangerment of a child, or the creation of an imminent risk of the death or serious physical or emotional harm, or sexual abuse of a child. The term "neglect" is defined in... [more
Definitions of Child Abuse and Neglect Michigan
Statute: §§ 722.622; 722.628(3)(c); 722.634 Standard Harm or threatened harm Exemption Religious exemption Categories of Maltreatment Defined in Statute Physical abuse Neglect Sexual abuse Sexual exploitation Emotional/mental injury Categories of Maltreatment Not Defined in... Grandparent Research Review
The editor of the Journal of Grandparenting Research regularly searches the grandparenting database for relevant articles in current publications. Following is a listing of subject matter, authors, and their sources. Please let us know of any additional articles of interest. Recent Research ... Nature and Scope of Child Maltreatment in the United States
This fact sheet is an excerpt from Emerging Practices in the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, (2003) U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Children's Bureau, Office on Child Abuse and Neglect.... Child Maltreatment - An Overview
Overview Child maltreatment is an act or failure to act by a parent, caretaker, or other person as defined under state law that results in physical abuse, neglect including medical neglect, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, or an imminent risk of serious harm to a child (ACF 2000). The Child Abuse...
Trauma More Common than Autism
April 4, 2008, 9:29 am
So far this month I’ve given much blog space to autism, because April is National Autism Awareness month. But the CDC, whose oft quote “1 in 150” statistic for the growing autism epidemic released another statistic yesterday:
“About 1 in 50 infants in the U.S. are victims of non-fatal child... Reckless disregard
February 6, 2008, 1:15 pm
There are a couple of news stories that have me a little hot under the collar. To see such blatant disregard for a young child’s life gets my blood boiling.
In the first story from Florida, not one but two woman cared more for a case of beer than a sixteen month old little girl. A police... More On Abuse Allegations
March 9, 2008, 2:59 pm
A reader sent me this article and asked me to comment on it.
In this article, a couple is accused of killing their foster daughter, who had a heart condition. The initial report showed “blunt force trauma” to her head and internal bleeding. Upon a THOROUGH investigation, it was discovered...
INFORUM | crime | Fargo ND
Larimore woman sentenced for child neglect; 22 arrested in Dickinson on drug trafficking charges; Mandan police identify homicide victim; Grand Forks woman charged with abuse in baby-sitting case; Pop star Bieber to face assault charges in Toronto;
Mother arrested for child neglect for breastfeeding while drunk
22 68.75%. Police should not have arrested her but taken child away. 4 12.50%. Police should not have arrested her and left the child with her. 3 9.38%. I have no clue what you do in this case. 3 9.38%. Thread Tools. Show Printable Version;
Body found at murder suspect's grandmother's Montana home
He was confined at Joint Base Lewis-McChord and Fort Sill for more than 1˝ years of his three years, nine months and 22 days in the Army. Crowe also faces unrelated charges of terrorizing, disorderly conduct and simple assault in Williams County.