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NCJ Number: 42651 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: TRENDS IN CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT REPORTING STATUTES
Author(s): ANON
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 21
Sponsoring Agency: Education Cmssn of the States
Denver, CO 80295
US Dept of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC 20447
Grant Number: 90-C-407
Publication Number: REPORT NO 95
Sale Source: Education Cmssn of the States
300 Lincoln Tower
1860 Lincoln Street
Denver, CO 80295
United States of America
Type: Best Practice/State-of-the-Art Review
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: AN ANALYSIS OF THE TRENDS, THE ISSUES, AND THE PROBLEMS POSED BY SEVEN AREAS OF THE REPORTING AND CENTRAL REGISTRY FIELD IN STATE LEGISLATION.
Abstract: THE SUBJECT AREAS DISCUSSED ARE REPORTABLE CONDITIONS AND THE DEFINITION OF 'ABUSE' AND 'NEGLECT'; PERSONS REQUIRED TO MAKE REPORTS; PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO REPORT; PUBLIC EDUCATION; LEGAL REPRESENTATION FOR ABUSED CHILDREN IN LEGAL PROCEEDINGS; A CENTRAL REGISTRY OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT REPORTS; AND CHILD PROTECTION TEAMS. APPENDED MATERIALS INCLUDE A CHART, CURRENT THROUGH THE 1976 LEGISLATIVE SESSION, SHOWING THE DISTRIBUTION BY STATE OF ALL OF THE ELEMENTS OF THE REPORTING AND CENTRAL REGISTRY STATUTES AND A LIST OF CITATIONS TO THE STATE REPORTING AND CENTRAL REGISTRY STATUTES....ELW
Index Term(s): Child abuse; Citizen crime reporting; Juvenile dependency and neglect; State laws; Trend analysis
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