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adoption

Currently the second choice for cps if child cannot be returned to their family.

involves legally moving a child into another family if a child isn't adopted foster care becomes the next option.

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assessment

the evaluation or estimation of the nature, quality, or ability of someone or something

determining the needs and concerns for clients

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Delinquency

any behavior that is illegal and could involve a child with the juvenile justice system.

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Child Welfare

most common child welfare role are CPS workers

Child welfare is designed to protect children from any form of abuse of neglect

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Family Preservation

activities designed to help alleviate a crisis that might lead to out-of-home placement of children, maintain safety of children in their own home, support families preparing to reunify or adopt.

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Foster Care

supervised care for orphaned, neglected, or delinquent children or for persons mentally ill in a substitute home or an institution on either a full-time or day-care basis

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Referral

connecting clients to other resources

referrals work to increase awareness of resources and reducing barriers to them.

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Permanency Planning

effort to achieve child welfare goal of placing children in the most stable and safe living environment

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maltreatment

ways that people are hurt by the people that are expected to care for them includes physical, mental, sexual abuse, and neglect.

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Termination

final stage of problem-solving model for treatment

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Self Determination

respected value of social worker

clients right to make choices

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neglect

not providing basic necessities such as food or medical treatment

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Duty to Report

the mandatory responsibility to report and suspicions of abuse or neglect

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Developmental Milestones

Skills such as taking a first step, smiling for the first time, and waving "bye bye" are called developmental milestones. Children reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, behave, and move (crawling, walking, etc.).

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Gerontology

the scientific study of old age, the process of aging, and the particular problems of old people.

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Euthanasia

Common ethical debate

the painless killing of a patient suffering from an incurable and painful disease or in an irreversible coma.Process is illegal in most states.

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Young-Old

65-74 years old

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Old-Old

75-84 years old

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Oldest-Old

85 and older

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Aging

the process of growing old

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Ageism

prejudice or discrimination on the basis of a person's age.

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Baby Boomers/Gen X/Millennial

all of the people born and living at about the same time, regarded collectively

baby boomers- 1946-1964
Gen x- 1965-1979
Millennial 1980-2000

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Guardianship

One who is legally responsible for the care and management of the person or property of an incompetent or a minor

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Advanced Directive

a written statement of a person's wishes regarding medical treatment, often including a living will, made to ensure those wishes are carried out should the person be unable to communicate them to a doctor

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Conservatorship

a guardian and protector appointed by a judge to protect and manage the financial affairs and/or the person's daily life due to physical or mental limitations or old age

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Living Will

a written statement detailing a person's desires regarding their medical treatment in circumstances in which they are no longer able to express informed consent,

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Longevity

length of life

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Life expectancy

the average period that a person may expect to live.

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Health Care Power of Attorney

The appointment of a health care agent to make decisions when the principal becomes unable to make or communicate decision

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Dementia

a chronic or persistent disorder of the mental processes caused by brain disease or injury and marked by memory disorders, personality changes, and impaired reasoning.