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China's One Child Policy - Many of us in the United States get a chance to choice our rights of the number children we conceive, but many other countries and cultures have different views of on children how they are treated. I will explain, China and India then go into detail on what I believe will be best for India’s future. After the growth of more than 1.2 billion people, China became the largest population in the world. (8) In 1979, Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping limited Chinese population by enforcing the One Child Policy....   [tags: Population Control in China] 693 words
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Analysis of Buried Child by Sam Shepard - Analysis of Buried Child by Sam Shepard Sam Shepard has always written plays that have numerous illusions to frustrate the reader. Shepard has also been known for several twists in his plays, and also makes the reader believe in something that is not real. Born in 1943, Shepard always enjoyed Theatre and Playwriting. Now, nearly 60 years of age, Shepard is one of the most famous playwrights in America. In Shepard’s Buried Child, there are many twists and turns that have the reader wondering and wanting more....   [tags: Buried Child Sam Shepard Plays Essays]
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How Families Influence Child Development - Family is an essential part of everyone’s development. A family can determine who you are going to be and your family values determine what your relationship with others will be like. If a family is dysfunctional or abusive it can emotionally scar an individual. Through time family values have been changed and lost. Instead of family togetherness and talking with each other, families now go on their separate ways. Examples, most families today don’t eat dinner together or partake in group activities....   [tags: family, child development, ] 496 words
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Child Maltreatment - “Simply having children does not make mothers,” said john A. Shedd (“John”). When it comes to child maltreatment this is especially true, if a parent does not know how to take care of a child, they can abuse or neglect their child. The definition that the Centers for disease Control and Prevention uses is, “Any act or series of acts of commission or omission by a parent or any other caregiver that results in harm, potential for harm, or threat of harm to a child.” Maltreatment can be split into two umbrella categories, acts of omission or acts of commission....   [tags: physical neglect, inadequate supervision]
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Person-Centred and Relationship-Centred Care - This essay is an exploration of my own perceptions about person-centred and relationship-centred care directives from the positive and the negative perceptions of effectiveness felt from all stakeholders. Reflecting on my original thoughts relating to providing a person-centred care directive has not changed, it has only become firmer, especially with the addition of relationship-centred care. Person-centredness is the underpinning I received in my training as a counsellor, with one of my elective units being family and relationships....   [tags: empathy, counseling, patience]
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Child Development - Introduction In developing countries, a large number of children are exposed to various risk factors in their early childhood. These include malnutrition, poor health and reduced levels of home stimulation. The risk factors including poverty, low levels of maternal education, child malnutrition, teenage parenting, increased levels of maternal stress and depression, low weights during birth, unsafe neighborhoods, and reduced stimulation at home, and those children that are exposed to a variety of risk factors are at a higher risk of poor development....   [tags: 3rd World Countries, Parenting]
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Child Development - Everyday we are developing no matter our age, but it is how we develop children that will tell a tremendous amount an individual. How a child developments is fundamentally important at a young age as it affects all aspect of their lives once the child matures. Throughout the class, we looked at many theorists during the course of the semester as well as looked at many articles pertaining to the concepts of the development of children. The theorists and articles opened up our minds to a world that we have never seen before and concepts about child development we have never been taught but have seen in the practical work we do every week....   [tags: Language Development, Poverty] 2625 words
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Child Abuse - Safe-House: Creating Safe, Beneficial Environments for Children Background: Child abuse is a subjective term which can carry multiple meanings and definitions. However, for the purpose of this paper, child abuse will be composed of the following definition. “Child abuse consists of any act of commission or omission that endangers or impairs a child’s physical or emotional health and development. Child abuse includes any damage done to a child which cannot be reasonably explained and which is often represented by an injury or series of injuries appearing to be non-accidental in nature.” The most well-known forms of child abuse include the following: physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect and...   [tags: safe-house, emotional response]
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Child Psychology - Child Psychology Introduction Psychology involves studying the mental functioning and general behaviors of both humans and animals. Social behavior and mental functioning of an individual are explained by exploring the neurological and physiological processes. These include emotions, cognition, perception, motivation, attention, brain functioning and personality. Child psychology is as well stated to be the application of psychological techniques to children where it involves carrying out research on mental states and development of children....   [tags: Behavioral Psychology of Children]
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Child Development - For my research, I observed a four year old preschool class at KidsFirst Preschool composed of eight boys and four girls for a total of twelve children. The average socioeconomic status was middle class. The classroom walls were painted white except for one red accent wall. A square carpeted area in one corner of the room was set up with a play kitchen and play laundry area. The bathroom was in the back left corner and was flanked by a chalkboard and a three-drawer storage unit that housed various toys the children could play with during center time....   [tags: Social Encounters, Motor Skills]
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Child Abuse Globally - Introduction Background of the Study Child abuse is a global problem that has received tremendous attention in Western Countries. The term “Child Abuse” refers to intentional acts that result in physical or emotional harm to children. Child abuse covers a wide range of behavior from physical assault by parents or other adult caretakers to neglect of child basic need. Traditionally, parent or adult have been entrusted by the society with the responsibility of caring for and guiding their childrens’ best interest....   [tags: Abuse, Neglect, Discipline, Psychology]
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Child Welfare Services - The Term topic I chose to research about is Child Welfare Services. This topic has a variety of different regulations and forms that makes this program run. Child Welfare Services have been around for quite some time and has been helping out as much as they are allowed to. This program has a time line of many important events that all build up the Child Welfare program. First off in 1909 the white house had the first national Conference on the Care of Dependent Children (Child Welfare League of America, n.d.)....   [tags: children´s life, well being, safety]
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Preventing Child Abuse - Child abuse is a phenomenon in today’s society. Many people have been victims and although it has been taken into consideration, more surveillance should be taking place. There are three types of abuse that ruin the life of a child: physical, emotional, and sexual. However, focusing on domestic violence, a child will be affected by physical and emotional abuse. The problem is that some parents may not even consider how it affects their child in public places. When a child has been abused, how long does it affect him or her into adulthood....   [tags: Violence Against Children]
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Does the Environment of a Child Impact Their Development? - Does the Environment of a Child Impact Their Development. There are many different aspects of environment that can affect the development of children. One major environmental impact that influences the development of a child is the neighborhood they are raised in. Within the neighborhood there are several other aspect of influence. Where a child is raised can affect their behavior, attitudes, emotions, personality, values, health, and so much more. This can be seen in their personal lives at home to their social lives around others in classrooms....   [tags: parenting, attitude, behavior, children]
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Interview With a Parent of a Child with Special Needs - I interviewed a woman who has a child with special needs. The child is now in kindergarten. The mother reported having a normal pregnancy with no complications. This was the second child for the mother, who has another child who was five years old at the time. The mother disclosed that during the pregnancy, she was in the process of separating from the child’s father and that this caused a moderate level of stress. At the time of the pregnancy, the mother was also working full time as a waitress in a local restaurant....   [tags: Interview Essay]
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The One Child Policy and Gender Inequality - Given the high sex ratio in recent China population report, the abnormally excessive male birth exemplifies the persistence of son preference on women’s fertility behavior. Son preference rooted in Chinese agriculture-based economy and historical feudalism, in consistence with the reliance on laborers and continuing the family line. Older people prefer to depend on their sons to get financial and physical support, while daughters are regarded as property of their husband’s family since the day of marriage....   [tags: chinese culture,education,chinese population]
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The Impact of a Male on a Child’s Life - From the middle of September up until the beginning of December, I have chosen to visit the Madison Day Care Center for my internship location. With my internship and the Madison Day Care Center, I have appreciated the chance to work with a great staff, playful and interesting children, and have learned about the perceptions that adults have on children. Looking at not just the Madison Day Care Center, but at the majority of day care centers in America, I felt there was something missing from a lot of the children in general day care systems....   [tags: Negative Stereotypes, Authority Figures]
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Raising a Child The Responsibility of Both Parents - Should raising a child be the responsibility of both parents. Some people think the responsibility lies on both parents since it took two participants to bring the child into the world. Others don’t think both parents are needed in raising a child or that they should be held responsible and be made to contribute if they don’t want to, therefore shouldn’t be an issue. After researching both sides of the issue, I strongly believe that it is the responsibility of both parents to raise the child they brought into this world together....   [tags: Parenting, Two Parent Home, Single Parent Home]
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A Father's Right to His Unborn Child - Unlike most topics of abortion, this paper is not about whether a woman has the legal right to end a pregnancy with an abortion, but whether or not it is ethically justifiable to ruin a father’s relationship with his unborn child (Father’s rights, N.D., par. 1). Different circumstances call for different measures to be taken, but when a father wants his child, the outcome should be obvious. Because of the infamous court case Roe v. Wade, women everywhere have the right to terminate a pregnancy, with or without the father’s consent....   [tags: abortion, pregnancy, ]
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Child Abuse and Later Maladjustment in Adulthood - In this paper, the researcher will address the adjustment issues often seen in individuals who were abused early in their childhood. Abuse can be traumatic for any individual but it is especially troubling when endured at one of the most vulnerable developmental stages of the person’s life. Although intervention has been known to help dramatically, children can be easily manipulated into keeping the abuse a secret. For this reason, an emphasis is placed on the importance of professionals constantly interacting with children, being able to recognize the signs and symptoms of abuse, so that any suspicions can be immediately reported....   [tags: sexual abuse, physical abuse, saint lucia]
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Perceptions of Latino families on Their child's education - Latinos will make a big portion of our education system as this population continues to grow in the United States. It is estimated that by 2050 about one quarter of our nation will be of Latino decent; this will be a higher number in some states such as California, Florida, New York, and Texas (U.S. Census Bureau, 2010). At the same time, there has also being an increase in national interest in parental involvement in our schools. Schools who work with families to support learning of children at home, such as doing homework or reading, tend to succeed not just in school, but throughout life (Henderson & Berla, 1994)....   [tags: Cultural Diversity, Education]
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Midwifes and New Trends in Child Deliveries - One hundred years ago, it was common for all children to be born at home. In fact, 19 out of 20 of all children born in 1900 in the United States were not born in a hospital and instead were born at home (Holden). Today, less than one percent of all children in America are born outside of a hospital. However a growing movement is reversing that trend, and more women are opting to have children at home. One of the keys to a successful home birth experience is the hiring of a midwife. A midwife is a trained medical professional with expertise in supporting women during their pregnancies....   [tags: Parenting]
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Cultural Reflection: Child Rearing Practices - Culture is a defining factor in our lives. It can dictate how we see ourselves, how we socialize, and how we care for others. This encompasses child rearing practices. Pregnancy, childbirth and a child’s upbringing can vary greatly depending on the culture(s) of their parents. In the United States, mothers take precautions during pregnancy, generally deliver in a hospital, and raise their children with the support of relatives, day care programs and child care providers. In Vietnam, women are put on dietary restrictions during pregnancy, babies can be birthed at home if a hospital is inaccessible, and the mother traditionally takes the primary role in raising the child....   [tags: vietnamese women, daycares, pregnancies]
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Child Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church - In over a period of years, an increasing amount of attention has been shed to the problem of child sexual abuse in the church. While churches, and other facilities which care for children, have had their experience of this problem, most attention has been brought to the abuse in the Catholic Church. Around the world, case after case has been seen in the press of clergy and members of religious orders being charged with sex offenses against children. Some of these cases go back decades....   [tags: Pervert Priests]
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Domestic Violence VS Animal Cruelty and Child Abuse - Over the centuries, animals have suffered from cruelty from humans. In the United States, animals are beaten, neglected, or forced to struggle for survival. Animals have been inflicted with pain from humans for reasons other than self-defense. They have been slaughtered for their food and fur for personal gain in profit. In a majority of cases they have even been abused for someone’s own personal amusement or out of rage filled impulses. In some cases animals are found and rescued. They are given the second chance in life to experience what life should be like compared to what they once had....   [tags: Animal Abuse, Child Abuse]
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We Must Prevent Child Abuse - With the abundance of issues that currently surround the citizens of this country, decisions must be made when it comes to prioritizing these challenges in order to most effectively solve them. Different groups of people have varying views in terms of what is most important to work on. Due to this disagreement, there is a standstill and some issues are left to grow while they are overshadowed. While the United States government focuses their attention mainly on the economy and foreign affairs, the issue of protecting children from abuse and neglect is an ongoing struggle that needs to be more acknowledged....   [tags: social issues, parental roles]
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Same-Sex Parenting and Child Development - Same-Sex Parenting In the last ten years, many established gay men and lesbians have been increasingly undertaking parenthood through donor insemination, surrogacy, or fostering and adoption (McCann, 2005). Thus, a new type of family formation in American society has been generated. Due to the formation of same-sex households, gay and lesbian parenting is no longer a concept. This type of parenting has become a reality which society as a whole is struggling to accept (McCann, 2005). In 2010, the U.S....   [tags: Sociology]
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Codes of Practice in Health Care - Codes of practice help classify the quality of care clients can expect if they receive care services and they can be used as a source for measuring the quality of care provided. All care professions have code of practice, some codes of practice mainly give advice and guidance, whereas others can be used to measure the quality of care. A policy is different to a code of practice, as it is set in a particular care setting in a particular place. A code of practice for nursery nurses will be relevant to all nursery nurses working in any care setting....   [tags: Medical Industry] 2359 words
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Adopting a Child - Adopting a Child      Ever since the Pharaoh’s daughter plucked the baby Moses from the bulrushes of the Nile and raised him as her son, adoption has been a part of our civilization (Lasnik 5). Every parent possesses certain rights and responsibilities to his or her child. The law grants these rights and imposes these responsibilities from the moment the child is born. If a parent does not wish to fulfill these obligations, they may opt to place their child up for adoption. Adoption is the legal process by which these rights and responsibilities are given to a person to whom is willing to take that child as their own, and love and care for that child that was not born unto them (Sifferman...   [tags: Adoption Family Essays] 1180 words
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Day-care is Good for Children - Day-care is a place where children ranging from as little as one month, to any other age, are taken care of during the day. This could be due to the parents being too busy to take care of them during the same time, either due to work, school, or other time consuming obligations. Day-care therefore provides alternative care for little children, when their parents are away. This is widely criticized by a large number of people who believe that children should not be left under the care of strangers....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument Essays]
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Health Care in America is a Problem - 41 million Americans did not have health insurance in 2001. In 2004, the number rose to 45 million. And in 2005, 47 million people were living without health care. On the other hand, 84% of Americans had health care in 2005 according to a census. So what is wrong with America's health care. Many people with terminal illnesses rely on their health insurance to help with paying for the many surgeries and treatments, but some insurance companies refuse to pay for the medical bills because the treatments weren't covered in the contract the customer signed....   [tags: essays research papers] 836 words
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The Effects of Day Care - The Effects of Day Care As more and more mothers are entering or returning to the workforce, the demand for good quality crèches, nurseries and childminders is growing rapidly. This section considers the effect that day care has on the children's cognitive and social development. Important: It is very difficult to generalise the effects of day care because the quality and types vary so widely and research studies only sample a small section of this variation. Generalisation is also difficult because most of the research is carried out in the USA, which means that the findings may not be relevant in other cultures....   [tags: Papers] 575 words
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Improvement of Foster Care: Stability in the Lives of At-Risk Children - The song “Independence Day”, by Martina McBride, gives the account of an 8-year-old girl’s life, ravaged by her father’s alcoholism. The song ends when she is sent to “the county home,” leaving the listener to wonder, “What next?” A life in foster care is next for that little girl and many others like her. Over 530 thousand children were in foster care in 2009 (“Sexual Abuse: An Epidemic in Foster Care Settings?”). For these foster children, their stay in foster care will affect their future for the rest of their lives....   [tags: Family Issues]
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Long-Term Care: Aging Concepts and Controversies - When a member of someone’s family goes ill or is no longer able to live on their own and take care of themselves; it is up to the family members to decide the best course of action for them to get the best care that they can. There several different options that need to be considered when looking at long-term care facilities for older adults. In this paper, I will briefly discuss two of the most common options that people choose between when looking at long-term care options. One option is home care and the other is assisted and/or independent living facilities....   [tags: ill-derly and the well-derly, healthcare]
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Patient's Rights and Medical Care - Patient's Rights and Medical Care In the face of the threat of euthanasia, does the patient have the right to the final word. What are his rights in the area of medical care. This essay will explore this question, and provide case histories to exemplify these rights in action. For legally competent adult patients, regarding medical care per se - according to Anglo-American law -- every competent adult has the freedom to seek or not to seek medical care and to refuse to consent to any specific treatment proposed, under the common law right of bodily integrity and intangibility: 1....   [tags: Euthanasia Physician Assisted Suicide] 1462 words
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Prenatal Care in Early 20th Century Kansas - Prenatal care is an important part of insuring the wellness of a baby. In the early 20th century, prenatal care was just starting to become an emphasized area of health for women. High infant mortality rates were starting to raise questions as to what could be done to help protect the fetus and insure a healthy childbirth and baby. Kansas attempted to raise awareness of the importance of prenatal care to the general public starting in the early 1900s with “The Kansas Mother’s Manual.” Many women in Kansas followed the guidelines issued within the handbooks, lectures, and posters....   [tags: midwifery, nursing, maternity, nursing]
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Care for Children and Youth - Care for Children and Youth Schools Schools is an organisation which provides care for children, they provide children with an education, to help children with problems, and medical care. Some job roles involved in Schools are the Teachers they provide the children with an education by teaching them certain subjects. Special Needs teacher, they care for children who require more care than others as they could have a learning disability. A counsellor may be in a school, as they can talk to children and help them with a problem issue they may have....   [tags: Papers] 439 words
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China’s One Child Policy - With more than 1.3 billion people, China has to think about a solution and find ways to deal with its population explosion. In order to have control over population, in 1970, a policy named China’s One Child Policy was introduced. Mingliang argues that, “China, through the one-child policy, has instituted the most aggressive, comprehensive population policy in the world” (1). This policy limits all families in the Republic of China to have only one child, regardless of the sex: however, within this policy there are some exceptions....   [tags: Population Control in China]
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When a Parent Refuses Medical Care for Their Children - Parents, with the extreme exceptions, want to do what is in the best interest of their child. They believe they are entitled to make decisions about the welfare of their child and that it is a violation of their right for anyone to order them to take measures they believe are wrong. The views of parents with binding religious and moral beliefs, greatly conflict all too often with the medical world. When is it justifiable to overrule a parent’s decision to refuse medical treatment for their child....   [tags: Medical Ethics ]
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Positive Facts About The Affordable Care Act - ObamaCare - The Affordable Care Act (ACA) or ObamaCare as it is widely known, has been a controversial political debate since day one. The Republicans have tried over 50 times to repeal it, to no avail. Like any other bill, there are good sides and negative consequences to it. People can go to healthcare.gov to sign up for insurance under the ACA. There is a plethora of information on the site about what should be covered, who has to participate, who can be exempt, where to get healthcare, why you should have insurance, and how to get it, along with a lot of other information under the Topic selection at the top of the screen....   [tags: Health Insurance, Tax Exemptions]
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Applying the Nursing Code of Ethics to Patient Care - Nurses have the greatest potential for improving a patient’s well-being. As a profession, nurses need to promote the core values and code of Ethics amongst them. Nurse practitioners are required to understand and practice the specific knowledge and skills of core values such as nurse caring, advocacy, holism and professionalism to assist the patients in their critical condition (Volp 2007a). This essay will discuss the core values of responsible nursing practice and code of ethics in relation to the young patient who is suffering from paraplegia....   [tags: Nursing Profession, Nursing Career]
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Mental Illness and Health Care for the Mentally Ill - Case Study Mental Illness has a broad spectrum in the definition of mental illness; any of various psychiatric conditions, usually characterized by impairment of an individual’s normal cognitive, emotional, or behavioral functioning, and caused by physiological or psychosocial factors. Also called mental disease, mental disorder. The broad definition also includes that a mental illness is dependent upon a society’s norm and whether corresponding behaviors go against these norms and whether corresponding behaviors considered ad either deviance or even as a mental illness....   [tags: mental health]
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Care USA Marketing Analysis - Care USA Case Analysis Executive Summary: Care USA has been suffering from a lack of a brand identity amongst its primary donor group, this has lead to Care USA to restructure its marketing communications to increase support from the private sector. Reduction of Care USA’s humanitarian relief projects, merging of all Care International groups, and collaboration with other relief organizations are three possible solutions that may be employed to achieve further private support. A possible prioritized implementation plan is also included to achieve the primary objective of Care USA....   [tags: essays research papers] 1830 words
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Classification Essay - Four Types of Children - I have had the luck of being the oldest of my mothers’ seven children, and the pleasure of having three of my own, and one step-son. I’ve spent a lot of time changing diapers, wiping noses, and kissing ouchies. I’ve carried babies on my hip that I’ve seen off to kindergarten, helped dressed for the first school dance, attended their graduation, and even been there when they have had their first baby. I have spent a lot of time analyzing their behavior, moods, or lack thereof. I’ve concluded that there are 4 types of children, I have been blessed with one of each....   [tags: child observation, child development] 1218 words
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The Effect of Being an Only Child on the Child's Personality - The Effect of Being an Only Child on the Child's Personality Literature Review: Before a child has friends they have their family. Everything that they know and love about the world mostly comes from what they see around in their house. Children usually find role models in their family most of the time it is the child’s sibling. Yet only children don’t have that experience of living with another child and begin to develop their personality and traits from what they see in their parents. An only child’s role model is usually their mom or dad....   [tags: Sociology children Personality Cause Essays]
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Abuse in Government Care - Abuse in Government Care      It is unfortunate that in our society some children grow up without the opportunity of having a loving family to raise them. More unimaginable is children growing up with parents or family members that are abusive. Children raised in abusive environments that are reported to social services and removed from their home are placed into foster care. Foster care is defined supervised care for delinquent or neglected children usually in an institution or substitute home set up by the government....   [tags: Childcare Foster Adoption Abuse Children Essays]
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Foster Care - Foster Care INTRODUCTION      An ideal environment for the social, emotional, and developmental growth of children does not always exist in today’s society. Family units that have become separated due to family or behavior problems often contribute to delays in these areas. In order to promote continuity in the social, emotional, and developmental growth of children who have been victims of family disruption, children are often removed from the home and placed in foster care. Placement in the foster care system affects children in a unique, individual fashion....   [tags: non-parental custodians]
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Life of a Child - In life, children attempt to get loose from the control of their parents, in the hope of freedom, individualism and a life without a need of conformity. In the novel “One flew over the Cokoo’s nest” written by Ken Kesey we experience the life of a child fighting for control from their Guardian known as “The Big Nurse”. The novel begins with a new addition to the ward named Mcmurphy, introducing himself as a person who fights authority and wants control of his surroundings. Throughout the novel he is fight for control of the patients with “Big Nurse” who resembles what was called “Big Brother” in the time of the writing of the novel....   [tags: Literary Analysis ] 839 words
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Role Stress Has On a Family With A Child With Autism - Living with a child with special needs can have profound effects on the entire family including the extended family members, siblings, parents, and the child with the special needs. It can affect all aspects of family functioning, since they have to be on the watch for the child. On the positive side, living with a child with special needs can expand horizons, develop family cohesion, increase the family members’ awareness of their inner strength, and promote connections to community groups. On the negative side, this child will need time, physical and emotional demands and financial cost in order to make the child’s life comfortable....   [tags: special needs, parents, caregivers]
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The Effects of Child Abuse and Neglect - Imagine being a child and having your own father or mother hitting or burning your body, making sexual advances towards you, or just never being there for you when you need them. Becca, who decided to keep her last name anonymous, told about her experiences with being abused as a child in the Admit to Child Abuse web page. She told of her story by saying that she was "the victim of child sexual abuse and was abused for approximately 7 years by my father. Even at my age (22) now it is hard to put what happened to me into words" (Admit to Child Abuse)....   [tags: Violence Against Children] 2240 words
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Caliban Portrayed as a Child in The Tempest - Caliban Portrayed as a Child in The Tempest        Can a grown adult develop and act like a child?  Shakespeaer's answer would have been yes.  This fact is depicted through the character of Caliban.  Caliban's speech and manners, as well as his thought, all display the very basic reactions and notions of human beings.  He is also controlled by a parent figure who comes in the form of Prospero.  An analysis of Caliban can hold him up to Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development, which focuses on the development of children.  Caliban, unquestionably, fits one of Piaget's developmental stages.  Jean Piaget developed his Theory of Cognitive Senses in 1952.  According to Piaget, as children dev...   [tags: Tempest essays]
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The Tragedy of Child Abuse in America - Child abuse is the intentional infliction of physical, moral, and sexual pain and suffering on a child. It is performed mainly by parents who were maltreated as children themselves. There are many causes for child abuse. In some cases children are mistreated when parents or caretakers have maladaptive responses to stressful situations or feel powerless. Searching for relief, they may hit someone with even less power than they, and these are often children. Other times child abuse is the result of family problems over which the abuser has no control....   [tags: Violence Against Children]
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The Tragedy of Child Abuse and Neglect - Child abuse has been defined as, any intentional act that results in physical or emotional harm to a child. This could cover any behavior from assault, to neglect, to molestation. (Encarta 1) In 1995, a study was done by the National Center on Child Abuse & Neglect. They concluded that in the United States alone, approximately 3 million children are victims of some sort of maltreatment each year. This means that an unimaginable amount of our county’s adolescents are being seriously mistreated, and the numbers are rising steadily....   [tags: Violence Against Children] 1864 words
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Parents of Obese Children and Charges of Child Abuse - As the old saying goes, “You are what you eat”. Initially, some people would say that there is someone to blame for childhood obesity, the parents. Children are becoming obese because of poor health choices and ineffective parenting. According to David Rogers, public health spokesperson for the Local Government Association, "parents who allow their children to eat too much could be as guilty of neglect as those who did not feed their children at all”. However, others will argue that childhood obesity is caused by genetic and hormonal factors....   [tags: Obesity in Children]
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Man, Woman and Child - A Review - This story happened in late 1970s, in a very ordinary American family. To some extent, it was not a very common family though, because everyone who knew them all admired their perfect family life. But everything changed after a phone call from distant France. Ten years ago, Bob, the husband had had an affair with a French doctor Nicole, who died recently in a car accident, leaving a child named Jean-Claude. Without Bob's knowing for ten years, he was Bob's. An old friend of Bob and Nicole called Bob to see whether Bob could take the child in, at least for a while, during which he could manage the future things well for Jean-Claude....   [tags: American Literature] 760 words
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Child Sexual Abuse in America - Child sexual abuse is forced, tricked, or coerced sexual behavior between a young person and an older person. Sexual abuse may consist of any one of the following acts: nudity, disrobing, genial exposer, observation of the child, kissing, fondling, masturbation, oral genital contact, child pornography, and vaginal or anal intercourse. There is no rule governing the age range between a victim and a perpetrator. However, when the perpetrator is under 18 years of age, often age discrepancy of five years has been required to verify cases of sexual abuse where there was no force involved....   [tags: Papers] 441 words
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Effects of Postpartum Depression on Child Bearing and Rearing Family - Effects of Postpartum Depression on Child Bearing and Rearing Family Postpartum depression (PPD) is a major event occurring in eight to fifteen percent of the woman population after delivering their child (Glavin, Smith, Sørum & Ellefsen, 2010). The symptoms and causes of PPD are similar to depression symptoms in other periods of life (Glavin et al., 2010). These symptoms may include feelings of helplessness and hopelessness, loss of interest in daily activities, sleep changes, anger or irritability, loss of energy, self-loathing, reckless behavior and concentration problems....   [tags: Health, Maternity, Mental Health]
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The Effect of Child Abuse on The Emotional Development of the Infant - The Effect of Child Abuse on the Emotional Development of the Infant to Five Years Old in the United States A Review of the Literature Child abuse is one of the most serious issues in the United States today. Child abuse is the physical, emotional/ psychological or sexual maltreatment of a minor. Neglecting a child is another type of abuse, and includes malnutrition, abandonment, and/or inadequate care of a child’s safety. Additionally, any neglectful act can lead to physical or emotional harm and in some cases death of a child....   [tags: sexual maltreatment, brutality, vulnerable]
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The Relatioship Between Mental Illness and Child Abuse - Child abuse affects millions of children every year. Child abuse is defined as “the hurting or causing harm to a child” (Stewart, 2003, p. 6). Most people do not understand why a parent would want to hurt their children. “The general belief is that parents who maltreat their children are pathological and certainly not like us” (Polonko, 2005). It is not just parents that abuse the children it is also teachers, babysitters, and daycare workers (Stewart, 2003). Lingern (2008) reported the following: Child abuse was not recognized as a serious problem in the United States until the 1960s....   [tags: Violence Against Children]
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How a Divorce Can Affect a Child's Life - Is it fair for a child to have multiple parents. Are you aware of the repercussions a divorce can trigger in a Childs life. Why bring a child into the world with a family that is unsteady. Is it the adults whom are causing children to commit suicide, and run away from home. Is it fair for children to suffer due to our parents disagreements. Divorces are destructive towards the children, and more parents should attempt to exhaust options before choosing this avenue. Divorced parents think their own happiness is more important than their child/children (Divorce Parents Decry Own Selfishness 6)....   [tags: divorce, marriage, family issues]
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Increasing Awareness of Child Abuse - In recent years, child abuse has become, for the first time, an issue worthy of much attention. Child abuse happens everywhere; it is deeply embedded and practiced in many various cultures and geographical locations. Everyone has his or her own opinion on the significance of child abuse. To some, abuse merely is a topic that people have become obsessed with. Many people believe that abuse is only an extreme word for good discipline. These people are blind to the seriousness of child abuse....   [tags: Violence Against Children] 630 words
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The Impact of China’s One Child Policy - China’s One Child Policy is still a current issue today. Before the policy was created, Mao Tse Dong, was China’s communist leader, who believed in planned births. He wanted the country to go by the slogan “later, longer, fewer.” This encouraged families to have fewer children, to space the births out longer, and to have them at a later age in life (Nadia 295). He believed that once people’s education increased so would the practice of birth control. This would help lower fertility rate and could bring some people out of poverty....   [tags: population control, Mao Tse Dong]
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Erik Erikson’s Stages of Child Development - Erik Erikson presented eight stages of human development, which last throughout an entire life-span. Throughout each developmental stage, each developmental task presents a catastrophe for the individual. Erikson defined catastrophe as “a turning point of increased vulnerability and enhanced potential” (Santrock 73). Each of Erikson’s developmental stages is presented in such a way that the negatives and positives are clearly defined. Although there are eight developmental stages, five pertain to a child’s development....   [tags: Human Developmental Stages]
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Early Years: Every Child Must be Included - When working as a practitioner within early years it is important to remember the individual responsibility as a practitioner concerning equality of opportunities for children. It is therefore my responsibility as the provider to ensure that the setting has an effective equal opportunities and inclusion policy (see appendix 2), ensuring staff have the appropriate training to ascertain the equality of opportunities that are made available and support is in place for children with additional needs to include learning difficulties and disabilities....   [tags: Nursery, Pre-School, Childcare] 2246 words
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No Child Should Be Deprived of a Home Because of Prejudice - Former President of the United States John Fitzgerald Kennedy said it best when he proclaimed "Children are the world's most valuable resource and its best hope for the future." Although helping children become the best they can be is a universal platform endorsed by most, if not all, legislation passed by state governments in the last hundred years seems to sing to a different tune. According to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as of 2007 there were “approximately 130,000 in the child welfare system waiting to be adopted.”(Averett) Adoption is widely viewed as the most positive service available to children in the child welfare arena....   [tags: Homosexuality] 2076 words
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Child Health in Twenty-First Century Britian - The purpose of this essay is to discuss three different factors which have an influence on child health in 21st century Britain, these are: legislation, poverty and parents and guardians. Furthermore going onto evaluate strategies that are in place which promote health and well-being of young children. Finally to consider how the growing emphasis on outdoor physical play, is managed safely by ROSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) using risk assessments. Considering the Unique child, many influences occur to affect from birth the “resilient, capable, confident and self-assured” (DCSFa, 2008, p05) individual, impacting upon the Childs’ health....   [tags: Healthcare]
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A Talk on Child Abuse - A Talk on Child Abuse Every week in the UK one to two children die at the hands of the very people who should love and protect them. Many are tiny and defenceless babies under a year old. Their stories are harrowing and difficult to believe. Yet they send a clear message to the Government. These deaths must stop and those responsible must be punished. The NSPCC is campaigning to end child abuse deaths as part of its FULL STOP campaign. The NSPCC believe a crucial first step is for the Government to commit to a national strategy to end child abuse deaths within a generation and halve the number of those dying within ten years....   [tags: Violence Against Children] 559 words
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Nursing Report: Treating a Child with Chronic Illnesses - My client is a 16 year old Caucasian female, was admitted into Children Medical Services on July 28, 2015. She lives with her mother in a mobile home. Mother and father are divorced because her father was abusive. Since mother is now a single parent finances are a struggle. Mother also has depression and is receiving counseling. My client has Dysthmia, a chronic type of depression in which a person's moods are regularly low (cite). She was diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive disorder is an anxiety disorder in which people have unwanted and repeated thoughts, feelings, ideas, sensations, or behaviors that make them feel driven to do something (cite)....   [tags: Nursing Essays] 795 words
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Horrific Experience in A Child Called It by Dave Pelzer - A Child Called It is a book written by Dave Pelzer. Dave writes this book as an abused child who went through horrific experience. In the first part, he writes how he was horribly beaten, and even forced to swallow his own vomit, ammonia, and even soap. Dave writes about the horrors children go through when abused. A Child Called It is an unforgettable account of an abused child who was brutally beaten, burned, starved, and tortured with an unstable alcoholic mother. A child Called It is an incredible emotional story where the author describes how he endured unthinkable suffering and abuse from his own mother who hated him for no reason....   [tags: abuse, horribly beaten, tortured]
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Preventing Child and Sexual Abuse - Preventing Child and Sexual Abuse The manchild is the most helpless compared to the little ones of all other species. To begin with, it has to depend for all its needs, locomotion, food, protection, etc., on others. Later, its thinking mind further complicates affairs. Unlike animals, whose sole purpose in life is survival, the child learns the necessity of satisfying many people. First it is the mother than the father too, then the school-teacher and later, friends, boyfriend /girlfriend, wife/ husband and the society in general, if it is to have a successful life....   [tags: Papers] 973 words
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Unaccompanied Immigrant Minors and Child Protective Services - In the summer of 2010, I was assigned to work with a youth who became known to the New Jersey Division of Youth and Family Services (The Division) as a substantiated victim of child abuse (physical). Within the Division, the youth was assigned a case manager to handle legal aspects of the case and link him to services. I was specifically assigned to the youth to develop a therapeutic relationship and assist with his new adjustment, after being removed from his biological father and placed in foster care....   [tags: Immigration]
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The Impact of Religious Educational Schools on Child Development - There are many factors and perspectives that shape the minds of people; children in particular are very impressionable; taken this fact it is very possible that different types of education may have an effect on child development. Specifically, the case of religious education is a perspective that many adolescents are being introduced to. More parents than ever before are choosing to put their children in private schools, children’s churches, and church services in general. With the impact of religious education and change in curriculum young minds are being shaped in a different fashion, one that could change a generation....   [tags: Religious Education, private schools]
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Youth in Foster Care Populations At Risk - A population-at-risk I have chosen was the youth aging-out of foster care. By calling it "age-out" I’m referring to it as occurring both before and after leaving foster care. Nationally, there are 20,000 youth in foster care who are at the aging out of foster care. Generally, these children has been abused or neglected. There are those who feel as if foster care can have some type of impact on this particular lifestyle for these youth adults aging out of this care. Some feel that there may be some foster care homes that may possibly not help the child deal with their situation for leaving their family homes....   [tags: Foster Children]
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Child Abuse Case Study: Peter Connelly - Child abuse does not discriminate against a child because of age, sex, religion, or socioeconomic background. Every child is vulnerable to abuse. Parents today face the possibility that someone they know or a stranger may hurt or take advantage of their children. Research indicates that as many as one out of every four children will be the victims of some kind of abuse (National Child Abuse Statistics). Furthermore, one of the biggest ironies of child abuse is that the family, a child’s primary source of care, love, and security, can also be their most taunting experience....   [tags: Toddler Peter Connelly's Tragedy]
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Different Types of Communication in Care Settings - Different Types of Communication in Care Settings We live in a world where communication is a vital process of day to day life. Without communication the world would be in turmoil people would be in pain, there would be no jobs because you wouldn’t know what to do, there would most likely be more violence and the government would not be able to look after its country because there would be no government. In care settings such as care homes for the elderly, nurseries, schools it is essential for a communication plan that is understandable by the carers and also that the client can understand the carers....   [tags: Papers] 2047 words
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Child Abuse and Neglect -           What is child abuse. It is the physical or emotional abuse of a child by a parent, guardian, or other person. Reports of child abuse, including sexual abuse, beating, and murder, have climbed in the United States and some authorities believe that the number of cases is largely under reported. Child neglect is sometimes included in legal definitions of child abuse to cover instances of malnutrition, desertion, and inadequate care of a child's safety. When reported, child abuse cases are complicated by inadequate foster care services and a legal system that has trouble accommodating the suggestible nature of children, who are often developmentally unable to distinguish fact from make...   [tags: Violence Against Children]
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The Pros and Cons of Childcare - Childcare has become an essential tool in an ever-changing and growing society. The cost of living in Canada has increased, and society has adapted; women have joined the work-force, and dual income families are necessary to retain a decent standard of living. Hence, there is a demand for adequate childcare. By enrolling a child into a childcare program, there are many benefits, such as allowing parents, single or not, to continue their careers and/or attend school, as well as provide children with a developmental and educational foundation that will benefit them later on in life....   [tags: Child Development ]
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Child Abuse and Neglect - Child abuse consists of any act or failure to act that endangers a child’s physical or emotional health and development. A person caring for a child is abusive if he or she fails to nurture the child, physically injures the child, or relates sexually to the child (Robins). Child abuse is broken down into four major categories: physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, and neglect. Aside from the abuse itself, the cost of the tragic events costs the United States billions of dollars each year....   [tags: Violence Against Children]
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Child Neglect and Adoption - Adoption and child neglect are major issues in society today. Many children go through these processes everyday. By going through these trials, it changes the child's aspect on life. The movie, Losing Isaiah, is about a mother who neglected her infant to get a hit off of crack. After waking up from being passed out, she realizes that her child is missing. Another mother decided to adopt the baby and raise it in a fit environment. However when the child turns three, the birth mother decided to go to court to try and win custody of the child....   [tags: Losing Isaiah, 2015] 1133 words
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