Human Services Report on Child Abuse and Neglect BSHS 407

As a human service professional, it is important to know what signs may be present when evaluating a family that may indicate child abuse or neglect. This assignment will help prepare you for identifying cases of child abuse and neglect in future practice.

Imagine you are a case worker for a child protection agency and you have been called in to consult on a case of possible child abuse and neglect. Upon evaluating the case, you determine that there was child abuse and neglect, as well as sibling abuse.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word report to capture your observations that led to your conclusion. Include the following:

  • Describe the physical and behavioral signs and symptoms you observed that led you to this conclusion.
  • Describe the relationship between the siblings that were being abused by one another.
  • Describe the family dynamic you observed along with how each member seems to be affected by the abuse and neglect.
  • Describe potential long-term effects of the abuse and neglect.

Include a minimum of 4 sources.

Format your paper according to APA guidelines.