TITLE

WHEN DOES OBESITY NEED TO BE CONSIDERED AS A RISK FACTOR?

PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Community Care;9/2/2010, Issue 1833, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A diagram is presented which offers the framework as to when childhood obesity should be considered in child protection assessments.
ACCESSION #
54115109

 

Related Articles

  • From Menzies Lyth to Munro: The Problem of Managerialism. Lees, Amanda; Meyer, Edgar; Rafferty, Jackie // British Journal of Social Work;Apr2013, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p542 

    This is a theoretical discussion paper that applies concepts from Menzies Lyth's seminal study on the organisation of the nursing service within a London general teaching hospital to the current context of child protection social work. Menzies Lyth argued that, in the absence of constructive...

  • Is obesity a child protection issue? Griffiths, Julie // Community Care;9/2/2010, Issue 1833, p16 

    The article offers the author's view on the issues of childhood obesity. She reports that there is an estimated three million children in Great Britain who are considered as obese or overweight. She mentions that tackling on childhood obesity as a child protection issue makes it a controversial...

  • A History of the Present: Uncovering Discourses in (South African) Child Welfare. Schmid, Jeanette // British Journal of Social Work;Oct2010, Vol. 40 Issue 7, p2102 

    Foucault's analytical methods of archaeology and genealogy reveal that South African child welfare thinking cannot be clearly divided into an apartheid and post-apartheid epoch. Rather, this history of the present identifies that a Child Protection discourse continues to dominate current child...

  • state agency news.  // Policy & Practice (19426828);Feb2011, Vol. 69 Issue 1, p33 

    The article offers children medical news briefs in the U.S. A recent study in Minnesota on child care shows that parents rate high quality as a top reason for choosing a provider. A recent report from Nevada Division of Child and Family Services shows a decrease in the child abuse victims...

  • Social service agencies sued by abuse survivors.  // Herizons;Fall99, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p11 

    Reports that a Quebec woman and her three children are suing Quebec's youth protection service, charging that the agency failed to protect them after receiving reports that the husband/father tortured them for several years. Conviction of the father in 1997 for child abuse.

  • DIARY.  // Community Care;9/29/2011, Issue 1878, p15 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of working as a social worker.

  • Complaints in child protection. Haines, Linda; Turton, Jacqueline // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jan2008, Vol. 93 Issue 1, p4 

    The article presents a study conducted by the members of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) on the increasing complaints child protection against paediatricians. The study was participated by 72 consultant paediatricians who experienced child protection complaints between...

  • The Presence of Maltreatment Fatality-Related Content in Pre-service Child Welfare Training Curricula: A Brief Report of 20 States. Douglas, Emily; Mohn, Brandy; Gushwa, Melinda // Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal;Jun2015, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p213 

    The purpose of this study was to assess the presence of evidence-based information about child maltreatment fatalities (CMFs) and risk factors for CMFs in pre-service child welfare training curricula in the United States. In this first paper to examine the extent to which child welfare workers...

  • The Successful Reunification of Abused and Neglected Looked After Children with Their Families: A Case-File Audit. Murphy, Eleanor; Fairtlough, Anna // British Journal of Social Work;Dec2015, Vol. 45 Issue 8, p2261 

    Based on the underlying principle that all children have the right to be cared for by their birth family wherever it is safe to do so, this practitioner research study examined what works in family reunification practices for abused and neglected looked after children. The research used a...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics