non-offending parent

non-offending parent

The parent who is not accused of committing a crime against a child—e.g., physical or sexual abuse.
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Laura enrolled in a non-offending parent education and support group.
ANALYSIS OF VARIOUS STATE APPROACHES TO THE NON-OFFENDING PARENT AND A COMPARISON TO ALASKA LAW A.
It gets even more complicated when a fit, non-offending parent presents himself to authorities and claims he is ready to care for the child, even though the other parent may have neglected or abused the child.
Policies and practice require that the non-offending parent or support person(s) be aware of the offender's sexually abusive behavior and participate as needed in the offender's supervision and treatment.
New responses will be guided by the theory that children should remain in the care of their non-offending parent whenever possible, and that collaboration among the three systems can make battered mothers safer and offer meaningful help to abusers.
child victims and non-offending parents often need prompt access to services geared to provide support and therapeutic intervention, which is a critical component of the community response.
Non-offending parents are supported through this difficult time and can ask questions and receive referrals for counseling or medical appointments.
Non-offending parents are empowered to protect and support their children.
This change will help to facilitate a more coordinated response to meeting children's needs, ensure a more thorough case planning process, as well as facilitate counseling and referrals for additional community resources to be provided to victims and non-offending parents.
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