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Title: Los niños fuera de peligro y familias saludables son una responsabilidad compartida: Paquete de recursos comunitarios 2006
Corporate Author: US Dept of Health and Human Services
Admin for Children and Families
United States of America

National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information
United States of America
Date Published: 2006
Page Count: 53
Sponsoring Agency: National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information
Washington, DC 20024
US Dept of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC 20447
Sale Source: US Dept of Health and Human Services
Admin for Children and Families
370 L'Enfant Promenade, S.W.
Washington, DC 20447
United States of America
Document: HTML
Type: Handbook
Format: Document (Online)
Language: Spanish
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This packet contains resources that organizations and individuals can use to help keep children safe in their communities, including the dissemination of information to the public on the need to support families and tip sheets on positive parenting.
Abstract: Research has shown that parents and other caretakers who have resources and support are more likely to provide safe and healthy homes for their children. When parents are frustrated, inexperienced, have serious mental health problems, or are facing stressful conditions, they are at higher risk of abusing their children. With the help of family support activities, many families are able to develop positive coping mechanisms and resources needed to raise safe, healthy, and productive children; for example, local schools or family service centers can provide a place for parents to come and socialize while learning more about their children's growth and development. Pediatricians help parents by responding to questions, concerns, or frustrations about their children's behavior. Family support programs such as parent education, home visitation, respite care, and support groups help parents develop parenting skills, understand the benefits of positive discipline techniques, and meet their children's needs. One section of this report describes what organizations can do to promote safe and healthy children, and another section focuses on what individuals can do. A third section considers responses to cases of child abuse and neglect. Attention is given to the national scope of the problem, the long-term consequences of abuse and neglect, its recognition, and its reporting. Information is provided on organizations and programs that promote safe children and healthy families.
Main Term(s): Juvenile health services
Index Term(s): Child abuse; Child abuse causes; Child abuse detection; Child abuse investigations; Child abuse prevention; Family counseling; Family intervention programs; Family support; Long term health effects of child abuse; Parent and child education; Parent education; Parental influence; Physician child abuse neglect role; School based family services
Note: Downloaded March 30, 2006. See NCJ-211478 for the English version.
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