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Social services for children
This presentation shows how social services for children (sexual abuse, children of alcoholics, adoption...) works in USA and UK.

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Social services

  1. 1. SOCIAL SERVICES IN USA AND UK- CHILDREN Gisela González, Alba Gonzalez Fonaments per a la mediació cultural 3r Curs de Traducció i Interpretació UAB Barcelona Gener 2013 1
  2. 2. SOCIAL SERVICES - CHILDREN Social workers Children with disabilities Sexual abuse Children of alcoholics Adoption 2
  3. 3. USA 3
  4. 4. USA - SOCIAL WORKERS  Classification based on where they work:  Direct-service social workers duties  Clinical social workers duties  Types: 4 • Child and family social workers School social workers • Mental health and substance abuse social workers • Gerontological social workers • Hospice and palliative care social workers • Healthcare social workers
  5. 5. USA – CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES 5 Supplemental Security Income From Social Security Administration  What you will get  Some conditions that may qualify:  Requirements  What happens when your child turns age 18 • Total blindness • Total deafness • HIV infection • Down syndrome • Severe intellectual disorder (child age 7 or older) • Cerebral palsy • Muscular dystrophy • Birth weight below 2 pounds, 10 ounces
  6. 6. USA - SEXUAL ABUSE 6 Organisations APSAC AACAP Child Lures Prevention
  7. 7. USA – CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLICS 7  Adult Children of Alcoholics World Service Organization, Inc.  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
  8. 8. USA - ADOPTION 8  Important information to determine if adoption is possible: Age, income, sexual orientation, having a disability, residency.  Adoption expenses:  Economic help:  Federal Title IV-E Adoption Assistance  One-time (nonrecurring) adoption assistance and/or  Ongoing (recurring) adoption assistance  State Adoption Assistance  Medical assistance  Direct payment assistance  Supplement adoption assistance RANGE OF ADOPTION COSTS Public Agency $0-$2,500 Licensed Private Agency $5,000-$40,000 Independent $8,000-$40,000 Facilitated/Unlice nsed $5,000-$40,000 Intercountry $15,000-$30,000
  9. 9. UK 9
  10. 10. UK - SOCIAL WORKERS  Definition  Tasks and activities  Types  Child, family, and school social  Medical and public health social workers  Mental health and substance abuse social workers  Other types of social workers include 10
  11. 11. UK - CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES  DISABILITY LIVING ALLOWANCE (DLA)  What you will get  Eligibility  HELP IF YOU HAVE A DISABLED CHILD  Short break services, care at home, adaptations, money for travel costs  Home adaptions 11
  12. 12. UK - SEXUAL ABUSE  Government policy and guidance  England  “Working together to safeguard children”  Northern Ireland  Scotland  National guidance: underage sexual activity  Wales  Stop It Now! 12
  13. 13. UK – CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLICS  Departments responsible for children affected by parental alcohol problems  England: DCSF  Scotland: Alcohol Misuse Division,  Wales: Community Safety Division 13  Community services for ChAPAPs and their families  England: Family Alcohol Services  Scotland: Circle Scotland  Wales: Option 2 Cardiff
  14. 14. UK - ADOPTION  The child  Who can adopt?  Age  Finances  Health  Same sex marriages (Northern Ireland)  Living in the UK  Adoption expenses  Statutory Adoption Pay 14
  15. 15. COMPARISON USA UK SOCIAL WORKERS Same types of social workers. FAMILIES WITH DISABLED CHILDREN Helps to families with disabled children come from the government. SEXUAL ABUSE Helps to sexual abuse basically from organizations. Guidance and helps to sexual abuse from the government. ALCOHOLIC AND DRUG ADDICTED PARENTS Each state has its own organizations to deal with the psychological effects of alcoholism. Apart from the corresponding departments of the government, there are community services too. ADOPTION U.S government offers many types of agencies to adopt. Not possible in homosexual marriage in Northern Ireland. Conditions are more or less the same (age, family income, health, etc). 15
  16. 16. WEBGRAPH  http://www.parliament.uk/topics/childrens-social- services.htm  http://www.collegegrad.com/careers/proft41.shtml#nat  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_work  http://www.workandincome.govt.nz/documents/financial- assistance-when-youre-having-a-baby.pdf  http://www.cdc.gov/ViolencePrevention/pdf/SVFactsheet20 12-a.pdf  http://ped-onc.org/cfissues/financehelp/finhelp.html  http://www.ssa.gov/pubs/10026.html  http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Community-and-Social- Service/Social-workers.htm#tab-2 16

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