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NCJ Number: 50570 Find in a Library
Title: UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN CONFERENCE ON CHILD ADVOCACY PROCEEDINGS
Corporate Author: University of Wisconsin
Dept of Continuing Medical Education
United States of America
Editor(s): J C WESTMAN
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 243
Sponsoring Agency: University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI 53706
Sale Source: University of Wisconsin
Dept of Continuing Medical Education
456 Warf Building
610 N Walnut Street
Madison, WI 53706
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: CONFERENCE SPEAKERS DISCUSSED CHILD-REARING ALTERNATIVES, RIGHTS OF PARENTS AND CHILDREN, CHILD CUSTODY, CHILD ADVOCACY, AND CHILD ABUSE, FROM THE PERSPECTIVES OF LAW, MEDICINE, EDUCATION, AND SOCIOLOGY.
Abstract: THE DISCUSSIONS ARE DIVIDED INTO CATEGORIES INCLUDING THE STATUS OF CHILDREN, THE DEVELOPMENTAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN, LEGAL ISSUES IN CHILD ADVOCACY, AND APPLICATIONS OF CHILD ADVOCACY. THE PROCEEDINGS BEGIN WITH A REVIEW OF THE LEGAL RIGHTS OF PARENTS AND THE LEGAL RIGHTS OF CHILDREN. THE DEVELOPMENTAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN WERE APPROACHED FROM THE POINTS OF VIEW OF CRITICAL HUMAN RELATIONSHIPS, NECESSARY VALUES, COPING SKILLS, AND OPTIMAL CHILD-REARING ENVIRONMENTS. FOLLOWING AN EXPOSITION OF THE PRACTICAL PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED IN RELATING THE NEEDS OF CHILDREN TO CHILD-REARING PRACTICES, SOCIAL INTERVENTION IN PARENTAL RIGHTS, AND THE SOCIAL CONTROL OF BEHAVIOR, THE CONFERENCE CONCLUDED WITH THE APPLICATION OF CHILD ADVOCACY PRINCIPLES TO MEDICINE, MENTAL HEALTH, EDUCATION, THE LAW, AND PUBLIC POLICY. FOR SELECTED READINGS, SEE NCJ 50571-50577. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED--DAG)
Index Term(s): Child abuse; Child development; Juvenile dependency and neglect; Rights of minors; United States of America
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