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Title: COLOR ME GREY, PART 1
Journal: SOCIAL AND REHABILITATION RECORD  Volume:2  Issue:7  Dated:(SEPTEMBER 1975)  Pages:18-23
Author(s): D SUTHERLAND
Corporate Author: US Dept of Health, Education, and Welfare
Social & Rehabilitation Service
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 6
Sponsoring Agency: US Dept of Health, Education, and Welfare
Washington, DC 20024
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: CHILD NEGLECT IS A SEVERE SOCIAL PROBLEM WITH MANY GREY AREAS - HARD TO DEFINE PRECISELY OR TREAT SUCCESSFULLY AND DIFFICULT TO PREVENT.
Abstract: THE AUTHOR CITES A 1975 'STATE OF KNOWLEDGE' SURVEY OF THE LITERATURE, ACCOMPLISHMENTS, AND NEEDS IN THE AREA OF CHILD NEGLECT (AS SEPARATE FROM CHILD ABUSE) - PROFILE OF NEGLECT - IN A DISCUSSION OF A WORKABLE DEFINITION OF NEGLECT, ITS PREVALENCE AND REPORTING, AND THE USE OF A 'CHILDHOOD LEVEL OF LIVING SCALE' TO RATE NEGLECT. THIS SCALE WAS DEVELOPED OUT OF A CONCERN FOR CHILDREN RECEIVING CARE THOUGHT TO BE MARGINAL OR NEGLECTFUL AND INCLUDES EVALUATION OF BASIC PHYSICAL CARE ALONG WITH MEASURES OF COGNITIVE-EMOTIONAL BEHAVIOR. (THE SECOND PART OF THIS ARTICLE DEALS WITH THE IDENTITY AND CHARACTERISTICS OF THE NEGLECTED CHILD AND WHAT CAN BE DONE FOR HIM.)
Index Term(s): Juvenile dependency and neglect
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