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Report decision-making patterns among mandated child abuse reporters

Gail Zellman

Report decision-making patterns among mandated child abuse reporters

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Child abuse -- Reporting.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGail L. Zellman.
    SeriesRand note -- N-3225-HHS
    ContributionsRand Corporation., United States. Dept. of Health and Human Services
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. ;
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17958474M


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Report decision-making patterns among mandated child abuse reporters by Gail Zellman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Title: Report Decision-Making Patterns Among Mandated Child Abuse Reporters Author: Gail L. Zellman Subject: The goal of this investigation was to examine whether reporting decisions could be described by a coherent process that was consistent across incidents of suspected abuse.

The goal of this investigation was to examine whether reporting decisions could be described by a coherent process that was consistent across incidents of suspected abuse.

Using case vignettes imbedded in a national mail survey of mandated reporters, the author examined the relationship between a series of judgments about the cases described in the vignettes and reporting.

In sexual abuse incidents in particular, the major factor in the reporting decision appears to be the mandated reporter's judgment concerning whether the law requires a report. These analyses may help explain why CPS agencies are receiving so many reports of sexual by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Zellman, Gail.

Report decision-making patterns among mandated child abuse reporters. Santa Monica, CA: Rand, []. Varimax rotation of a factor analysis revealed two factors: The first included seriousness, the abuse label, and the law's requirements, along with reporting intentions.

The two benefit judgments loaded on the second factor. There were small differences in reporting judgments and patterns as a function of type of by: ERIC - EJ - Report Decision-Making Patterns among Mandated Child Abuse Reporters., Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, This study examined the relationship between judgments about child abuse case vignettes and the reporting intentions of over mandated by:   Abstract.

Laws in every state require specified groups of professionals who work with children (e.g., physicians, psychologists, school staff) to report suspected child abuse to child protective agencies. These child abuse reporting laws were designed to provide child protective services (CPS) agencies with high quality information about possible Cited by: Dozens of countries have now enacted mandatory reporting laws for child abuse and neglect in various forms, as part of a comprehensive system of child protection and welfare.

In recent years, countries as diverse as Saudi Arabia and Ireland have enacted reporting laws or are in the process of doing so. Mandated reporters are required to report suspected child abuse or maltreatment when they are presented with a reasonable cause to suspect child abuse or maltreatment in a situation where a child, parent, or other person legally responsible for the child is before the mandated reporter when the mandated reporter is acting in his or her official or professional Size: KB.

Decision-Making Factors in the Mandatory Reporting of Child Maltreatment Article in Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma 12(5) March with 77 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Abstract. Mandated reporting of child abuse by Family Therapists (FTs) has been examined by the authors in two previous studies. The first study found that mandated reporting issues negatively affected FTs’ abilities to maintain a systemic focus.

The second study surveyed types and frequencies of negative experiences of FTs with mandated by: 8. Child abuse is any physical injury, physical neglect, emotional injury, or sexual act inlicted upon a child. Several indicators, including a child’s behavior, may indicate the occurrence of child abuse.

Behavioral indicators, as deined in the sections following, have a valid place in decision Size: 2MB. Discusses laws that impose penalties, in the form of fines, jail time, or both, on mandatory reporters who fail to report cases of suspected child abuse and neglect as required by the reporting laws.

State laws also may impose penalties on any person who knowingly makes a false report of abuse or neglect. Reducing underresponding: improving system response to mandated reporters / Gail L. Zellman; Report decision-making patterns among mandated child abuse reporters / Gail L.

Zellman; Linking Schools and Social Services [microform]: The Case of Child Abuse Reporting. A RAND Note / Gail. Unfortunately, many professionals who are mandated to report suspicions of child maltreatment often fail to recognize potential maltreatment or fail to report their suspicions.

The present study examines several factors that may influence identification and Cited by: A health or corrections agency receiving a report may request the local welfare agency to provide assistance pursuant to subdivisi 10a, and 10b.

A board or other entity whose licensees perform work within a school facility, upon receiving a complaint of alleged maltreatment. Compendium of State Statutes and Policies on Domestic Violence and Health Care updates and replaces that earlier publication.

The Compendium is an at-a glance summary of state laws, regulations and other activities relevant to address-ing domestic violence in health care settings. Many state mandated reporter laws include clergypersons in their lists of individuals required to make reports of child abuse to child protective services agencies.

Ministers, rabbis, imams, and other religious leaders may be legally obligated to report situations in which they reasonably suspect that a child has suffered abuse or neglect. it mandated the reporting of child maltreatment, provided funds for research, mandated training, and made provisions for the treatment of child abuse and neglect Metacommunication -the context of a message; the sending of a message about a message.

All 50 states have laws that define child abuse and require certain professionals to report suspicions that child abuse is occurring (USDHHS, ); these laws often name mental health counselors as mandated reporters.

Thus, counselors have a direct role in preventing and intervening in cases of child abuse. Start studying Child Abuse Final Exam. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

MANDATORY REPORTING LAWS. Targets a specific group of individuals to reduce the incidence of new cases of a problem among those determined to be at some identified risk. To Report or Not To Report: That Is the Ethical Dilemma.

by Allan Barsky Gretchen would know that she would have a legal obligation to report this abuse to child protective services. Carly, however, is 24 years old, and the laws of her state do not specifically require social workers to report past abuse if the survivor is now an adult Author: Allan Barsky.

Identify characteristics associated with perpetrators of child maltreatment and abuse. Define and discuss the term mandated reporter. Describe reasons why child abuse is under-reported.

Introduction Child abuse is a gruesome reality. Whether you are a parent, a healthcare provider or both, coping. DCAC’s education team delivers high-quality training for professionals working in the field of crimes against children, mandated reporters and parents, and the community at large.

Our in-person and video-based curricula addresses a gap in the marketplace for comprehensive child abuse. Meanwhile, 18 states have enacted “universal mandatory reporting” laws that require all adults to report cases of suspected child abuse or neglect.

Of those, only New Jersey and Wyoming do not enumerate specific professional groups as mandated reporters. Both states simply require all adults to report suspected child abuse.

abuse. These mandated reporters are listed in the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA); of the over 40 categories listed, teachers are listed first.

In89% of all reports made in the state of California were made by mandated reporters, led by Educators, who made 22% of reports of suspected child abuse or neglect¹.File Size: KB.

In this article we discuss the definitions of child abuse and neglect and offer recommendations to help physicians determine when reporting is necessary.

To illustrate the complexity and uncertainty of reporting child abuse and neglect, consider the example of a 5-year-old boy brought to the pediatrician's office for a well-child by: 2. immediately to allegations of child abuse or maltreatment.

SCR callers include mandated reporters (persons required by law to report suspected cases of child abuse or maltreatment) as well as members of the general public. Mandated reporters include, but are not limited to, doctors, hospital and medical personnel, teachers and school. Report Decision-Making Patterns Among Mandated Child Abuse Reporters  Zellman, Gail L.

() Related Items in Google Scholar The Need for FDA-Mandated Child-Oriented Food Labeling. Creator. Javitt, Gail H. Report Decision-Making Patterns Among Mandated Child Abuse Reporters  Zellman, Gail L. Guidelines for Psychological Evaluations in Child Protection Matters American Psychological Association The problems of abused and neglected children are epi-demic in our society (U.S.

Department of Health and Hu-man Services, Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, ) and create issues that psychologists may be called upon to Size: 73KB. Among the topics to be covered in detail are the laws regarding child abuse and neglect, the power of the state to intervene when allegations of abuse or neglect are made, the child protective process, mandated reporting laws, the investigation into allegations of abuse and neglect, the legal process,File Size: KB.

DEFINITIONS. A key definition of child abuse and neglect is contained in Section 3 of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) 1: At a minimum, any recent act or set of acts or failure to act on the part of a parent or caretaker, which results in death, serious physical or emotional harm, sexual abuse or exploitation, or an act or failure to act, which presents an.

Police filed at leastreports of child abuse and neglect inabout 19 percent of the more than million investigated reports that year (see table 3).6 Among professionally mandated reporters of child abuse and neglect, teachers and police have nearly identical rates and most frequently report maltreatment to local child welfare Cited by: 3.

There are slight variations state to state regarding when mental health professionals must file. Please ask your therapist about their policies and review the statutes for mandated reporters in your state so that you can be informed.

In addition, the therapist may not be required to inform a client or his/her family that a report is being made. As a mandated reporter, you are legally obliged to: make a report to Child Protection if you believe on reasonable grounds that a child is in need of protection from physical injury or sexual abuse; make the report as soon as practicable after forming your belief; make a report each time you become aware of any further grounds for your belief.

Findings showed that 52% of the social workers would report sexual abuse. The rate of social workers in the field of child welfare who would report sexual abuse is higher (70%).

Among those respondents who gave reasons for their decision, only 24% related to the lack of adequate information in the presented vignette. Child maltreatment is a devastating social problem in American society. Incase reports involving over 2 million children were made to social service agencies.

In the period throughabout 2, child deaths (ages ) were recorded annually as a result of abuse and neglect (McClain et al., ), and an additional.

Besides legal concerns from healthcare providers, several other barriers to mandated reporting include: 1) lack of knowledge and recognition of abuse and neglect and/or the reporting structure and 2) concerns about the impact of reporting (racial and socioeconomic factors). There is consensus among many medical professionals including.

This report provides statistics on child protection services in Australia for the / period. It provides data on child protection notifications, investigations and substantiations, children on care and protection orders, characteristics of children in out-of-home care, kinship care and foster care households, permanency and reunification, and intensive family support services.

Report decision-making patterns among mandated child abuse reporters  Zellman, G. (Child Abuse & Neglect, ) The goal of this investigation was to examine whether reporting decisions could be described by a coherent process that was consistent across incidents of suspected abuse.

The Co-Occurrence of Domestic Violence and Child Abuse and Neglect: A Guide for Crisis Center Advocates Draft - August The development of the Co-Occurrence Guide for Advocates was made possible by the Grafton County Greenbook Project, funded by the Office on Violence Against Women, US Department of Justice grant WE-AX-KOFile Size: KB.decision making.

F15 Family and child strengths and assets are used as a basis for engaging families in participatory experiences supporting parenting competence and confidence. #5 Choice of Community Service Agency Community Service Project F13 Practices, supports, and resources are responsive to the cultural.Intended as a text for courses in child abuse, child maltreatment, family violence, or sexual and intimate violence taught in psychology, human development, education, criminal justice, social work, sociology, women\'s studies, and nursing, this book is also an invaluable resource to workers who are mandated reporters of child maltreatment and.