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the back of her legs and bruises on her buttocks. The mother is unable to provide an explanation for the injuries CPS cases • must rise to the level of child abuse as per the Child Protective Services Law (CPSL) • require investigation . 01. Introduction. SECTION 1: Law.
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Article VII of the Public Welfare Code, 62 P.S. §§ 701 et. seq., makes child welfare services the joint responsibility of the Department and county government. The Department regulates the
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THE DEVIANT CYCLE (ANNA SALTER) (continued) The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Training Program 522: Supervisory Issues in Child Sexual Abuse Handout #21, Page 2 of 2 • Affect or Deviant Arousal Factors = Noteworthy for adult male sex offenders, this may …
How does Act 55 define “family finding”? "Family finding" is defined as “ongoing diligent efforts between a county agency, or its contracted providers, and relatives and kin to: Search for and identify adult relatives and kin and engage them in children and youth social service planning and delivery.
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Misc. documentation: Bite marks usually consist of semi-circular arches or patterned bruises/abrasions. May have a discernible dentition pattern. Try not to interpret the wound but just describe the appearance. Abrasions results in injury to the superficial (epidermis) layer of the skin by pressure and movement applied simultaneously.
you will probably see more singular thumb impression bruises than bruises showing the complete hand grip/grasp. Ligature marks, depending on the object used Object used, necklace/other jewelry worn by victim, natural skin folds Redness on the neck (erythema) Although red marks may disappear quickly, still may demonstrate a
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• Bruises, welts on face, neck, chest, back • •Injuries in the shape of object (belt, cord) • Unexplained burns on palms, soles of feet, back • •Fractures that do not fit the story of how an injury occurred • Delay in seeking medical help • Extremes in behavior: very aggressive or withdrawn and shy
• There was no abusive bruises? Fractures: • The injury does not show any callus formation? • Posterior pareital fractures are common in children under the age of two? • There was no injury to the brain? This would indicate the fracture is not severe? • No fracture, on it's own, can be used to diagnose child abuse? Retinal Hemorraghes:
• You often find bruises or blood blisters. • You have an accident, such as a bump on the head, a cut that won’t stop bleeding or a fall of any kind. What should I know about antiplatelet agents? Antiplatelets keep blood clots from forming by keeping blood platelets from sticking together.
WOUND CARE TERMINILOGY ORGANIZATION FOR WOUND CARE NURSES | WWW.WOUNDCARENURSES.ORG 5 Pink tissue: Epithelial tissue can be shiny pink or white tissue. Pus: Thick fluid composed of leukocytes, bacteria and cellular debris. Reticular veins: Bluish, dilated subdermal veins 1 to 3mm in diameter. Shear: Sliding of skin over subcutaneous …