child protective services


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child protective services

proper noun A governmental agency in the US which is responsible for addressing issues of child abuse and neglect.

common noun A generic term for those services provided by Child Protective Services, which includes identifying child abuse, monitoring domestic violence related to children and, if necessary, removing at-risk children and putting them in foster care.

child protective services

Sociology A state or county agency that addresses issues of child abuse and neglect
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If child protective services learns that the call involves a military family, they will contact the installation Family Advocacy Program.
INTEGRATING LAW ENFORCEMENT, CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES & PROSECUTORS
Child Protective Service workers (Division of Youth and Family Service workers in my state) are not social workers.
Child Protective Services took custody of the two children who were inside, the sheriff's office said.
The product is sold for approximately $19 at various retail stores and comes (hopefully) with a free alert signal to Child Protective Services.
The product is sold for around $19 at various retail stores and comes (hopefully) with a free alert signal to Child Protective Services.
Designed for the nonmedical professional unfamiliar with medical terminology, the third edition translates injuries into clear language for child protective services workers working with medical providers.
To explore whether clinicians who provide reproductive health care to young female patients should screen them for abuse and exposure to violence, the researcher conducted a cross-sectional analysis of several Alaskan databases: a data file of all females who were enrolled in Medicaid at any point in 1999-2003 and who were 10-15 years old on December 31 of any study year; a database of all females in that age-group who were referred to the state's child protective services unit for investigation of physical or sexual abuse by a primary caregiver in 1999-2003; a similar database for referrals to the state's juvenile justice system; and a database of births to Alaskan residents.
What was seen initially as a simple change brought about great turmoil in Minnesota's child protective services.
Assistance for special educators, law enforcement, and child protective services in recognizing and managing abuse and neglect of children with disabilities.
We decided this year to give to three organizations: (1) Fort Worth Ronald McDonald House, (2) the Tarrant County Child Protective Services Organization, and the NCMA (to help revitalize an inactive chapter).
Many were being raised by a relative or had already entered Child Protective Services.

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