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The Handbook for Child Protection Protection Practice presents a comprehensive and critical portrait of the phenomenon of neglect. Drawing on theory, research and clinical practice experience, the contributors cover issues facing social workers. They provide a view of child neglect which moves beyond the current child welfare focus on parental omissions in care. Organized in question and answer format, topics covered include: engaging with the client; initial assessments for factors such as neglect and physical and sexual abuse; how to assess the family; interventions with various different emphases; and safeguarding the social workers well-being: legally, physically and mentally.

What Do I Need to Know about Care Needs and Parenting Capacity in Caregivers with HIV or AIDS?
What do I need to know about care needs and parenting capacity in caregivers with hiv or aids?

Currently, the most common life-threatening diagnoses in a young adult are HIV infection and cancer. The general facts presented in this chapter regarding HIV infection may be helpful when you are dealing with an HIV-positive caregiver. AIDS is caused by HIV Being infected with HIV does not mean that the person has AIDS. Also, AIDS is a syndrome that develops when the immune system is no longer able to function effectively in preventing illnesses that the body can normally resist.

Signs of Aids in Adults

Early signs are nonspecific and can include ...

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