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Child Abuse [microform] : State Legislation and Programs in the Southeast / Clara L. Johnson
Bib ID 5308407
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Johnson, Clara L
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1973 
117 p. 
Summary

Reported is a study of child abuse legislation and state programs relating to principles of reporting abuse in the eight southeastern states in Region IV (Georgia, Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Mississippi). Chapter 1 introduces the report and includes research objectives, format, and methods of data collection. Legislation is covered in Chapter 2, which provides an outline of each State's legislation on child abuse in tabulated form. Chapter 3 focuses on the implementation of reports and covers topics such as mandated reporters, recipients of reports, how reports are made, and penalties for failure to report. Protective services are discussed in Chapter 4 which includes descriptions of programs, staff, and services. Chapter 5, on child abuse central registries, provides a table of information on the registries by State. Interrelationships between the public welfare agencies and medical constituents, the courts, and the community are discussed in Chapter 6. Chapter 7 focuses on defining and restraining elements of the reporting statutes and implementing reports under the law. (IM)

Notes

Availability: Regional Institute of Social Welfare Research, Inc., P.O. Box 152, Athens, Georgia 30601 ($5.00).

ERIC Note: For related document, see EC 091 204.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Child Abuse.  |  Child Advocacy.  |  Disadvantaged Youth.  |  Exceptional Child Services.  |  Legal Responsibility.  |  Reports.  |  Social Services.  |  State Legislation.  |  State Programs.  |  State Surveys.  |  Alabama Florida Georgia Kentucky Mississippi North Carolina South Carolina Tennessee
Form/genre Reports, Research.
Other authors/contributors Regional Inst. of Social Welfare Research, Athens, GA
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