Discuss about the Mapping and Promoting Youth Participation.
In the article journal 'Why not ask them? Mapping and promoting youth participation" by Brian W. Head, the relevant policies and frameworks of youth development is vividly analysed in the context of preventing the acts of child abuse. The approaches of social inclusion are hereby discussed in this journal to identify the disadvantages of ventilating the voices of youth in nullifying the shameful acts like physical and mental abuse of children. Through the knowledge derived from this journal, the confusions of the operational implementation of youth development process can be addressed with identical strategies and prolific approaches. This journal stresses on ventilating the aspect of nurturing the children to ensure the upbringing in a proficient process to develop potential youths with eradicating the malicious practices of child abuses. Mere legal steps cannot define absoluteness in preventing child abuse, a much larger scope of awareness can only be sufficient to prevent these practices. This journal also reveals that continuous improvement of the services that are needed to aid children and young people is mandatory for uninterrupted advancement of potential. To conclude, this journal highlights the impact of youth and children development process to build a progressive civil society that does not witness the malpractices of child abuse.
In the recent times, child abuse rate is constantly increasing in Australia. As per reports of Australian institute of health and welfare (AIHW), indigenous children comprise of 23.9% out of home care population. In order to reduce care home children abuse. In this aspect it can be stated that roles and responsibility of the service provider, the initiative taken by the service carer to reduce abuse in the society plays the most important role. Connection with the family members, community, cultural activities, services for children in care also plays significant role. Further, financial support, interaction of the child protection department with the children, partnership of different child care groups to save the children from abuse, training provided to the service provider also leads to reduce in child abuse in the society.
Poverty and improper care of the parents are the key reasons in Australia for the children abuse. The childrens are not able to get proper guide, practical knowledge and emotional support from the parents. As a result, child abuse rate is increasing day by day. However, the government of Australia has taken several initiatives like cultural sensitivity training to the service providers, promising practices and overcoming structural disadvantages. This initiative helps in reducing the child abuse rate in Australia.
According to this journal, child protection is considered as one of the vital aspect as the future of the society depends on them. In this regard, child protection social work and decision made by them helps in reducing the child abuse. With the help of qualitative approach and social construct theory, health and social care workers can protect the children. This study helps in identifying the reasons for child abuse. However, there are certain issues that causes children abuse in the society. Mental health issue, lack of family support, parents own abuse, poor financial condition, poverty are considered as the key aspect for the child abuse. This journal also reveals that, social workers needs to structure particular event with specific purposes to protect the children from harm. Apart from that, child protection can be possible through identifying, managing and lessening from the previous mistakes. Family members of the children always need to be alert and take necessary decision to protect the child. Moral reasoning and establishing culpability are the unique ways to minimise the rate child abuse. Enhancement of trustworthiness among the parents and social worker, analysis of the children's behaviour, activity of respective persons of the children's can also ensure the minimisation of children abuse.
Although a large number of countries has undertaken these moves to address the social issues, yet a vast portion of the children has not realised their participation rights. Therefore, this research concentrates on the facts gained from experiences and evaluates suitable strategies to mitigate the concerned barriers. In addition, collaboration with children also needs to be capitalised to adopt most effective approaches for accomplishing participation. The researchers have highlighted the fact that real participation does not only imply mere transfer of power to the children. Instead, in order to transfer such power, it is necessary to introduce legal rights and change in culture, which ensures respect to the rights of the children.
The Child abuse one of the basic concerns in today has modernised society, it has been evaluated that there are different child abuse acts that has been developed to protect their rights. It has been seen that most of the cases are from the home or domestic violence’s that the children are been facing. As per the analysis, most of the children care and protection institutes have been taken the initiatives to take the child from the parental care#, where they face abuses and inappropriate behaviours. It has been observed that the parenting has become one of the major concerns, that has considered one of the basic reasons of the child abuse. Therefore, the parenting need to the enhanced more better manner, to take care of the child. The health care practitioners observes strengths and limitations of parenting of the individuals having kids, based on which they are been counselled. As per the analysis, a proper environment is one of the important conceptions that are needed to be provided to the child in home and other social areas. However, some issues have been observed for evaluating the social inequality that increases the abuse over the child. On the other hand, the intellectual issues are also need to be considered by the practitioners for preventing the children from being abused and domestic variances.
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