Please use the chart paper to share your thoughts on the following question:. Consider your work with families experiencing abuse and neglect--- what challenges do you encounter?. Meeting the Requirements of CAPTA and IDEA Implications for Part C Early Intervention. Marian Jarrett, Ed.D.
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Consider your work with families experiencing abuse and neglect---
what challenges do you encounter?
Meeting the Requirements
of CAPTA and IDEAImplications for Part C
Marian Jarrett, Ed.D.
Karin Spencer, MA
George Washington University
SEC. 637.State Application and Assurances
“. . . require the referral for early intervention services under this part of a child under the age of 3 who—
(A) Is involved in a substantiated case of child abuse or neglect; or
(B)Is identified as affected by illegal substance abuse, or withdrawal symptoms resulting from prenatal drug exposure;”
(IDEA Infant and Toddler Coordinators Association (ITCA), 2004)
What is actually happening??
(Children’s Defense Fund, 2007)
(Children’s Defense Fund, 2007)
Living in Poverty 238,312
Child A&N Victims 6,959
53% of all children 3-24 months whose families were investigated for maltreatment were classified as high risk for developmental delay or neurological impairment.
re-enter the child welfare system
(Shonkoff & Phillips, 2000)
But - some parents/caregivers:
(Hunter, 2006: Adapted from Zero to Three)
Behavioral responses to stress and trauma of abuse and neglect
Courage doesn’t always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying,
“I will try again tomorrow.”
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