Child Essay Topics

Child Protective Services

Ice users in the state of Hawaii, estimated to have reached 30,000 in 2003, were spending as much as $1. 8 billion every year to maintain their addiction in what has been referred to by U. S Attorney Ed Kubo as the “highest usage of ice in the country. ” (Sinq, 2003) Ice refers to… View Article

Parent and Child Relationships

“I Am Sam” is a powerfully touching film that tells the story of a parent and child’s love for one another. It shows that love is pure, and that no matter how great the mind is, love is even greater. The film’s protagonist is Sam, a mentally-challenged adult with a mental age of 7. Sam… View Article

The Relationship between Working Parents and the Socialization of Children

Western countries family life has undergone so many transformations in recent years that the context within which paternal employment is now occurring is different from in the past. Technological developments–including clothes dryers, no-iron fabrics, disposable diapers, home freezers, and processed foods of good quality–have enormously diminished the amount of work necessary for operating a household;… View Article

The case of Sara

Since Sara is mere two and a half years old, Piaget will immediately respond to the case by stating that the child is still under the so-called sensorimotor stage. At this part of the various cognitive stages in the life of an individual, especially to that of a child, Sara is most expected to acquire… View Article

Are Women Better Parents Than Men

Bringing up the children has been the mother’s duty since time immemorial. However, things are changing fast as there are single persons opting for adoption and couples unwilling to tide it through together who are opting to take up the job single handed. There is much to support the mother’s role as the primary caregiver… View Article

The Price of Peace

I saw some children playing in our neighborhood the other day and the simplicity of how they lived their life amazed me. Here were two kids belonging to relatively the same age group; one had a Popsicle stick and the other had a pack of cookies. Now, I am sure both of them were quite… View Article

Reflective Journal Teaching

At the end of an Early Years session, we expect the children to be seated on the carpet for their parents to collect them. One of the children was finding it very difficult to co-operate, and continued to move around the classroom, walking and running, picking up toys and making noise. I asked the child… View Article

Effects of Too Much Technology in Children

The effects of technology can be serious; from children not making it outside to ADD and ADHD. Most children spend more time in front of a television than they do playing outside with friends (“TV”). As more technology comes out every day, we have to set a limit for children. Being around too much technology… View Article

A Summary Of Research On Job Retention & Turnover In Child Welfare Service

This article discusses job retention in social welfare. Smith (2004) raises a problem that cannot be dismissed lightly: “staff turnover in child welfare agencies” with estimated turnover rates within “23% to 85%” annually. Smith (2004) suggests “the need to explain, understand, and prevent it. ” According to Smith (2004), various business environments have used models… View Article

Summary of The forces that turned Baba around

The history is about the 16-year-old Babatonte, or Baba as his friends call him. He went at St Aloysius college in Highgate. He haven’t had an easy childhood and that has effected his education. When he was 12, he had been suspended from school about 5 times. Every time he was suspended from school, he… View Article

Child Development Article Reaction Paper

The article How Your Child Learns by Jeannie Ralston, in Parenting magazine’s September 2006 issue, addresses the different learning and motivation styles of children. According to Jeannie Ralston, there are three learning styles: by listening, looking, or doing. Most children will either rely heavily on one of the learning modes, or use a combination of… View Article

One child policy of China

The issue of population growth has been one of the major problems faced by world over past century. The exponential population growth, popularly termed as population explosion, has led to unprecedented rise in human population, which has numerically grown by over 4 billion to 6 billion in the last hundred years itself. This enormous growth… View Article

Ethics And Politics In Early Childhood Education

Ethics have been universally and particularly the most argued about and on assessment in the worldwide community ever and even since and when globalization occurred around the world in the past five years and it had become such a strongly argued about subject that most people could not by be opinionated around since there is… View Article

Child labour

The Eradication of child labour from our society seems to be a herculean task at this moment. However, with determined efforts on the part of both Central and state governments along with the help of various national and international societies, it seems that change can be brought about to make everyone believe that children are the… View Article

Child Trafficking

A child is a young human being who is not yet an adult. It also defines trafficking as an act of buying and selling things illegally. So, child trafficking is an inhuman act where children are being used unjustly as objects of business transaction. Boys and girls are involved but girls are mostly involved as… View Article

Assessment of the Well Child

For this assignment I got the opportunity to visit the day care center inside the campus at the educational building. After signing some papers they took us to this tiny room where they had a one way looking glass with headphones which was connected to the microphone that was setup on the other side of… View Article

National and Local Gorevment Policies

As part of the national government incentive to help provide backing and encouragement to practitioners in schools two new funding programmes were introduced by the department for children, schools and families now called ‘The Department for Education’. These two programmes; Every Child A Talker (ECAT) and Social and Emotional Aspects of Development (SEAD). These were… View Article

Social and Mental Effects to Broken Family Status

Children need to have both parents in the home to have a balanced life. Both socially and mentally but, if the parents cannot get along and the children are being raised in a constant battleground, socially and mentally this can be more damaging to them. This can lead to trust issues and other relationship problems…. View Article

Carseat Safety

Every achievement in your child’s life is thrilling! First steps, first words, and even the first day of school (minus the tears). Even car seat milestones can seem exciting. The reality is, they should be looked at with a certain sense of fear, not desire. Every step in a car seat “progression” is actually a… View Article

How to Support Bilingualism in Early Childhood

Bilingualism is very important. Although most people speak English in this country, there is not really a national language in the United States of America. However, speaking more than one language will, without a doubt, get you father. Many children that enter early childhood centers have another primary language. Although it is very important that… View Article

Describe How to Minimize the Risk of Infection to Self and Others

Working Together sets out how organisations and individuals should work together to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people in accordance with the Children Act 1989 and the Children Act 2004. Part 1 of the document is issued as statutory guidance. Practitioners and agencies will have different responsibilities under different areas of… View Article

Types of Transitions Children May Experience

Transitions are changes in a person’s appearance, activity status, roles and relationships as well as changes of setting. These takes part in our life and taking us from one stage to another for example from home environment to school one : from nursay to primary, primary to secondary … , from education to work, from… View Article

Developmental Milestones: Birth to Age Three

After birth, babies will start to grow at an incredibly fast rate during their first year of life. As they grow, babies will experience developmental milestones. Developmental milestones are skills that babies will acquire such as recognizing the voices of their parents, smiling, making sounds, rolling over, sitting up. Throughout the rest of their young… View Article

Duties and Responsibilities in Ones Work Role

1. Describe the duties and responsibilities of own work role As a practitioner, we are obliged to adapt to different sittings for children and young people. Every setting will offer certain benefits and sometimes drawbacks. When working with children and young people, we need to respect the duties and responsibilities of our own work role,… View Article

Is Child Behavior Better or Worse Today Than It Was Years Ago

Parents determine the behavior of their children. If a parent is willing to take the time and work at being consistent,children benefit. If you say “no”,it must mean”no”. It may mean that as a parent, you must get off that sofa and physically STOP a child from misbehaving; even requiring the child to remain in… View Article

Outline Ways to Help Children to Develop Communication and Language Skills

Parents play a critical role in a child’s language and communication development. It is thought that children who are read to and spoken with during early childhood, will have a larger vocabulary and better grammar than those who aren’t. There are different ways in using language. Verbal ways are to question, clarify, describe, explain and… View Article

Child Development and Rights

There is little evidence of what it was really like in the past so it is difficult for a lot of people to re-construct the life of a child, however from what I have researched, and in my own opinion I am going to summarise the historical changes in childhood experience and relate these changes… View Article

Outline Current Legislation Affecting the Safeguarding of Children and Young People

“Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is defined as: •protecting children from maltreatment •preventing impairment of children’s health or development •ensuring children are growing up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care. “ (Dept for Education www.education.gov.uk) There are numerous laws and guidelines in place which aim to protect children… View Article

Interventions for Maternal and Child Health in Nepal

Macro- and micro-nutrient malnutrition is a major public health problem and a key factor in determining morbidity and mortality. Its underlying determinants include poverty, education, sanitation, climate, food production, cultural norms, and accessibility and quality of health care. Pregnant women and young children are particularly at risk owing to the extra nutritional demands of rapid… View Article