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Each year nearly a million children are determined by childprotective services to be the victims of abuse andor neglect in thiscountry while many more are at risk The majority of victims suffer fromneglect but some children also endure the effects of physicalpsychological or sexual abuse It is estimated that in this country wewill spend billions a year on direct and indirect effects of child abuseand neglect In having prevention programs in the community this reducesthe risks of domestic violence substance abuse mental illness and childabuse While encouraging protective factors such as social connectionsknowledge of effective parenting and access to support in times of needIn order to reach the full range of families at risk the prevention occursat three major levels Primary Secondary and Tertiary In Primary prevention I would raise public awareness about childrenneglect and abuse among the general population By providing educationaland public awareness intervention before the abuse or neglect startshaving education for parents with special needs children discouragingcorporal punishment and having community resources In return it wouldbuild nurturing and safe homes helping families stay strong and connectedidentified family services and supports and supporting medical care tochildren who are at risk for medical neglect assessing families need forpreventive services providing family support services which wouldincluding outreach and support for new and expectant mothers educatingparents about appropriate parenting practices In Secondary prevention the families who have risk factors such ashistory of substance abuse a teen parent a single parent low incomefamilies or a parent with a special needs child I would offer parenteducation classes training and care for families who have a child with adisability and have resource centers which offer information and referralservices for families who are living in low income neighborhoods get thehelp they need In the Tertiary prevention program I would focus on the families whereneglect or abuse has
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