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NCJ Number: 32713 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: PROTECTION OF CHILDREN IN A CHANGING TIME - AN INTEGRATED APPROACH
Author(s): L YOUNG
Corporate Author: Sam Houston State University
Institute of Contemporary Corrections and the Behavioral Sciences
United States of Ameri
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 6
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX 77340
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: DISCUSSION OF THE NEED FOR SOCIAL CONTROLS TO ASSUME THE CHILD PROTECTION ROLES IN TRANSIENT URBAN AND SUBURBAN COMMUNITIES THAT WERE PREVIOUSLY PERFORMED BY THE FAMILY, THE COMMMUNITY, AND THE CHURCH IN AMERICAN SMALL TOWNS.
Abstract: THE AUTHOR BELIEVES THAT SOCIAL CONTROLS INFORMALLY ENFORCED ARE THE MOST EFFECTIVE CONTROLS DUE TO HIGH VISIBILITY IN THE COMMUNITY. SHE SUGGESTS THE USE OF TEAMS OF SPECIALLY TRAINED POLICE AND SOCIAL WORKERS TO CONTEND WITH CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT CASES.
Index Term(s): Child abuse; Crisis intervention; Juvenile dependency and neglect; Police social services; Police-social worker cooperation
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