more likely to hold jobs as young adults.
Alternative Response allows child protection agencies to divert cases to different tracks or response paths in order to better address the specific circumstances and needs of each report of child maltreatment. The philosophy behind alternative response is quite straightforward – one
size does not fit all in child protection matters.
is a conservative estimate of $94 billion per year which doesn't even include all the indirect costs of child abuse and neglect, imagine the dollar savings for finding better alternatives.
"Child abuse not only impacts its victims and their families, but society. It is intertwined with suicide attempts, separation, divorce, anti-social personality disorders, unemployment, underemployment, loss of life, monetary costs to society, and so much more. " Seems like a few more reasons to consider alternaticves, doesn't it?
The upcoming National Family Week (Nov. 18-24) "premise is: Children live better lives when their families are strong, and families are strong when they live in communities that connect them to economic opportunities, social networks, and services."
Another position emphaisizes the Participation Rights of Children and Young People in Family Group Conferences.