The Pros And Cons Of Child Welfare Reform

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Policy Implication
Over the last century the United States and other countries have developed many acts and policies regarding the protection of children. The policies that have been established in the past, has been reformed in order to ensure the safety of the children in this nation. Throughout the years there has been many positives of the child welfare reform, however there has been many negatives from it as well; in many cases the positives have impacted the U.S. but it’s the negatives that requires the reform to be improved.
On April 22, 2014 the Senate brought forward the Child Welfare Reform Legislation; within this legislation the Senate Appropriations Committee hopes to build a $1.3 billion commitment to Child Welfare. During this
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With the termination of parental rights, it ultimately ends the parent- child relationship. In the Grounds for Involuntary Termination of Parental Rights Policy focuses on the harmful risk that parents place their children in. “The most common statutory grounds for determining parental unfitness include: severe or chronic abuse or neglect, sexual abuse, abuse or neglect of other children in the household, abandonment of the child, and etc,” (Gateway). In Mississippi the grounds for termination of parental rights are be based on, if the parents abandon their children, hasn’t communicated with a child under 3 for 6 months to a year. The rights are terminated if the parent has been convicted for any felony, abuse, and or murder. This policy is appropriate for the child welfare reform because it is used as an end result, because child protective services will try to give the parents many opportunities to retain their relationship with their …show more content…
Since Sally was a case worker, she experienced many clients who dealt with the same as she was dealing with Logan, so she felt as though she knew how to handle her foster daughter. The difference between Logan and Sally’s clients were that they experience disobedience with their children rather with Logan there was a lack of attachment. The way Sally handled the situation with Logan was one that was not in the best interest of the child, because in the end Logan was murdered by her foster mother Sally. (Failure to Protect,

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