Child, Youth Issues
Definition, prevalence, effects (behavioral, emotional, psychological, social, interpersonal), treatment (focusing on Murray Bowen’s dysfunctional family systems therapy & its limitations).
Case study of “Maryland v. Craig” & the ruling that children can testify out of the defendant’s presence.
Examines conflict between freedom of religion (church’s refusal of medical care for children) & laws against child abuse/neglect.
Multiple regression analysis of demographics & proportion of population older than 16 included in the labor force. Includes charts.
Prevalence, social, psychological & physical reasons for, focusing on Baltimore, Maryland.
Examines relationship between divorce & adolescent drug abuse, psychological/emotional/behavioral problems and alternative treatments.
Definition, types, victim profile, masochism, psychological impact, changing social & legal views, feminism, law enforcement & prosecution, counseling, future.
Incidence, types, abuser profile, physical & emotional/psychological effects, intervention approaches.
The paper suggests that the concept of surrogate mothering should be legalized.
Research proposal to determine relationship of viewing violence & aggressive behavior of 6- to 16-year-olds.
Legal, ethical, social & practical aspects of debate over notification laws.
Examines the impacts of divorce on the children in the family, using written material & anecdotes from personal interviews. Discusses both short & long term effects.
Examines the issues facing the therapist: safety of the child, legal aspects, parental resistance, confidentiality, parental power and control.
An analysis of the child abuse reporting statute of the state of Massachusetts.