Your essay must include a brief discussion of a policy that addresses the social problem you have selected. Provide a general overview providing definitions when necessary. Include national, state (virginia), and local (chesapeake, va) statistics where appropriate. Your conclusion should incorporate a summary of what you discussed, expressing your professional and/or personal reflection and how it relates to social welfare policies and future implications.
Your essay should be between 3 to 5 pages. Include a title page, use 12-point font and be double spaced. Title and reference pages will not be considered as part of the page count for this activity. Be sure to use APA style format when citing any sources to support your claims. Use at least 3 references from within the past 6 years from journals or approved websites such as those of the US government, research organizations, universities, etc. Wikipedia, CliffsNotes and other study guide sites are not considered a valid source for references.
Child Abuse and Neglect (Author’s name) (Institutional Affiliation) Child Abuse and Neglect The United States Constitution under the cap (CAPTA), Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act clearly defines child abuse and neglect as the state of harming a minor especially after his/her refusal to obey a command by the parent, guardian or caretaker (Price et al., 2012). The United States has actively played an enormous role in the fight against child abuse, and a few agencies have been formed to help in the fight against violence. This paper deliberates on ill-treatment and neglect in America specifically Chesapeake in Virginia. Introduction A