Flashcards in Final Deck (84)
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.
the evaluation or estimation of the nature, quality, or ability of someone or something
determining the needs and concerns for clients
any behavior that is illegal and could involve a child with the juvenile justice system.
most common child welfare role are CPS workers
Child welfare is designed to protect children from any form of abuse of neglect
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.
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
connecting clients to other resources
referrals work to increase awareness of resources and reducing barriers to them.
effort to achieve child welfare goal of placing children in the most stable and safe living environment
ways that people are hurt by the people that are expected to care for them includes physical, mental, sexual abuse, and neglect.
final stage of problem-solving model for treatment
respected value of social worker
clients right to make choices
not providing basic necessities such as food or medical treatment
Duty to Report
the mandatory responsibility to report and suspicions of abuse or neglect
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.).
the scientific study of old age, the process of aging, and the particular problems of old people.
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.
65-74 years old
75-84 years old
85 and older
the process of growing old
prejudice or discrimination on the basis of a person's age.
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
One who is legally responsible for the care and management of the person or property of an incompetent or a minor
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
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
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,
length of life
the average period that a person may expect to live.
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