How have child welfare laws and policies to keep children safe changed from the years when the Orphan Train Riders existed?

Jun 23rd, 2016
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Part 1

Click the following link to access all of the videos for this course. If you do not immediately see the video assigned for this week, scroll down.

HN115 Videos 

Please watch the following videos and then discuss how they relate to what you have already learned in the class. Note that the total running time of all of these videos is less than 1 hour.

  • Working Moms
  • Single Mothers
  • The In-Crowd and Social Cruelty
Part 2

Read the Orphan Train Riders case stories online, and the Web Resources on children, adolescents, and their families.

Please answer the following questions:

  • How have child welfare laws and policies to keep children safe changed from the years when the Orphan Train Riders existed?
  • What are some clinical issues that children and adolescents face in today’s society?
  • What are two agencies that exist to help children, adolescents, and their families?

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Orphan Train Riders



Children, Adolescents and their Families
Question One
In the course of the Orphan train riders, we had hundreds of children residing on the
streets whereby some used to sell newspapers and matches in order to purchase something to eat
while others joined gangs with the notion that they will get protection from them. Estimates of
more than two thousand children were held in the orphan asylums. Sadly enough, orphaned kids
were perceived as disposable objects that could be transacted, offered to other people or rather
being discarded on a whim. Children used to be neglected, mistreated and frequently forgotten
by their parents and guardians. With the absence of federal laws for protecting children, they
were regularly abused both s...

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