parental neglect

parental neglect

n. a crime consisting of acts or omissions of a parent (including a step-parent, adoptive parent, or someone who, in practical terms, serves in a parent's role) which endangers the health and life of a child or fails to take steps necessary to the proper raising of a child. The neglect can include leaving a child alone when he or she needs protection, failure to provide food, clothing, medical attention or education to a child, or placing the child in dangerous or harmful circumstances, including exposing the child to a violent, abusive or sexually predatory person.

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Children who need homes are often older, have complex needs, and have often suffered the effects of abuse or parental neglect.
This is where we intervene and inform them that one of the reasons their child was abused is because of parental neglect," he said.
A Doha appeals court on Sunday acquitted the pair of parental neglect in the death of eight-year-old Gloria, who had been adopted from an orphanage in Ghana, and said they were free to leave.
Doha: A US couple remained in Qatar on Monday a day after being prevented from flying home despite being acquitted of parental neglect over their adopted daughter's death, their representative said.
Sadly I feel parental neglect is on the rise and not necessarily because parents are actively being so, but rather due to the increase in oversight, carelessness and coolness towards life in general.
Every dysfunction you can imagine is sandwiched between the pages of this novel: single parenting, alcoholism, rape, a grandparent taking over the responsibilities of parental neglect, wealth, poverty, restoration, and more.
Having a traumatic childhood, a history of sexual or physical abuse, or a history of parental neglect, mental illness, drugs or substance abuse, poor financial conditions or unemployment and bad relationships were the main reasons specified.
Among the major contributing factors to high dropout rates among girls is parental neglect, bad cultural practices, financial difficulties and lack of adequate sanitary care.
There should already be parental neglect statutes on the books.
The apparent rise in parental neglect is a worrying development that we must address, as a matter of urgency, she said.
The collaborative work of Ginger Welch (a licensed pediatric psychologist and certified early childhood educator), Heather Johnson (Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education, Oklahoma City University), and Laura Wilhelm (Oklahoma Public School District Curriculum Coordinator), "The Neglected Child: How to Recognize, Respond, and Prevent" is a 128 page compendium comprised of what every adult (and especially classroom teachers) need to know on creating a safe, nurturing, and protective environment for young children who are suffering or are recovering from parental neglect.
9) Detained youths are disproportionately afflicted with mental and physical health problems due to parental neglect, exposure to trauma, unstable home environments, lack of access to care and engaging in risky behaviors.

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