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NCJ Number: 69187 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: DIRECTORY OF CHILD PROTECTIVE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES IN THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES
Corporate Author: Regional Institute of Social Welfare Research, Inc.
United States of America
Editor(s): C L JOHNSON
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 373
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Regional Institute of Social Welfare Research, Inc.
Athens, GA 30603
US Dept of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC 20447
Grant Number: 90-C-392
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Directory
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS VOLUME IS INTENDED TO SERVE AS A RESOURCE DIRECTORY OF CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES AND PROGRAMS CONCERNING CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT IN EIGHT SOUTHEASTERN STATES.
Abstract: THE STATES INCLUDE ALABAMA, FLORIDA, GEORGIA, KENTUCKY, MISSISSIPPI, NORTH CAROLINA, SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TENNESSEE. THE DIRECTORY FIRST LISTS NATIONAL RESOURCES IN THE FIELDS OF ADVOCACY, HEALTH AND WELFARE, EDUCATION AND TRAINING, THE JUDICIARY, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT. REGIONAL RESOURCES ARE ALSO PROVIDED. NEXT, THE DIRECTORY DESCRIBES THE STATE LEVEL RESOURCES WHICH WERE IDENTIFIED BY STATE LEVEL CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES PERSONNEL IN EACH OF THE EIGHT STATES. THE LAST PART DESCRIBES ALL RESOURCES AND SERVICES AVAILABLE AT THE LOCAL LEVEL, BASED ON DATA FROM 1978 MAIL SURVEYS OF COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES DIRECTORS AND STATE AND NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS. COMMUNITY RESOURCES LISTED INCLUDE LOCAL CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES AGENCIES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH FACILITIES; EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS; VOLUNTARY AND PRIVATE SOCIAL AGENCIES INVOLVED IN TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND RESPITE SERVICES; CHILD CARE INSTITUTIONS; AND JUDICIAL AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES. FOR EACH AGENCY, THE ADDRESS, TELEPHONE NUMBER, CONTACT PERSON, AND DESCRIPTIONS OF ORGANIZATION AND SERVICES TO PARENTS ARE INCLUDED. APPENDIXES PRESENT THE 1974 CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT ACT, THE 1978 ADOPTION REFORM ACT, CONDENSED TABLES OF STATES' REPORTING STATUTES, AND THE SURVEY QUESTIONNAIRE.
Index Term(s): Alabama; Child abuse situation remedies; Child protection services; Florida; Georgia (USA); Juvenile dependency and neglect; Kentucky; Mississippi; North Carolina; South Carolina; Tennessee
Note: 1979 EDITION
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