Child abuse and neglect assessment, family case study

Write a 1,400-word paper answering the following questions:

  • What forms of abuse and/or neglect are present in this family?
  • How do these forms of abuse and/or neglect impact the child’s protection or the children in the family?
  • Does the abuse and/or neglect impact family preservation? Explain.
  • What characteristics are present in the abuser and abused?
  • Knowing these characteristics, what forms of assessment would you use for screening?
  • What information are you lacking about the situation and its context that you feel you need to know to gain an in-depth understanding?
  • What assumptions about human and social behavior are you making, and how would you follow up with these?
  • Identify the strengths, limitations, risks, and barriers present in this family. Based on the strengths, where would you start to work with this family?