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Childcare Services: Use the Internet or other resources, locate at least three articles pertaining to the same problem confronting your organization you examined in your Business Problem Analysis Paper completed in Week Two.

Use the Internet or other resources, locate at least three articles pertaining to the same problem confronting your organization you examined in your Business Problem Analysis Paper completed in Week Two. Then, prepare a 700 word Secondary Data Review of your articles.

Compare the data collection techniques used in each of the three articles to the Survey you created in Week Three. Also, prepare an evaluation of the articles' findings with the expected outcomes you described in your Business Problem Analysis. Be sure to correctly cite the articles in your review.

Business Research Problem Analysis

Presently the majority of children care centers that exist just offer childcare services from 16 months. This is not sufficient arrangement and lot more has to be done in this regards. Childcare is an elating and a gratifying field, and a wonderful opportunity to have a positive impact on the lives of children and their families and helping to make a better society. But the needs and the requirements of the parents have to be kept in view to make the working families at ease during their work hours. With sustained efforts of looking after the children by providing them the most comfortable safe and best possible environments we can have a place in the field of Child Care. (Martinez, 1996)
Like in USA the rising demand of the Care centers in U.S. present a vast open field of the Childcare centers with the options to provide as best facilitates as possible. The rising parents due to heavy job opportunities in offices and industries the requirement of the centers also increasing. The present Day care centers do no meet the requirement of the city parents. Beside the lack of facility for the child of 6 moths old make it more convenient to take a decision for establishing such a care center in U.S.. The present child care centers provide the services to little elder child and they provide long-term medical care and other social services to children who are in need because of a family crisis such as divorce or the death, disability, or desertion of a parent and includes a variety of programs aimed at determining paternity. In some places homemaker services also place-trained people in the home during the temporary absence of the parent. A homemaker may also teach a parent the skills needed to provide suitable family care or may help parents in the care of a disabled child. This is not sufficient for the need of the parents who like to leave their child at the care centers. Thus there is a vast opportunity available to establish such a center. There are several Voluntary Children's Homes in U.S. providing residential care program for children and young persons who may come from the following categories:
? Children from dysfunctional families and in need of shelter.
? Children who are abused or neglected.
? Children in need of care and protection.
? Destitute and abandoned children.
? Children who are beyond parental control.
? Young offenders.
Children who are placed on probation.
Like in USA the rising demand of the Care centers in U.S. present a vast open field of the Childcare centers with the options to provide as best facilitates as possible. The rising parents due to heavy job opportunities in offices and industries the requirement of the centers also increasing. The present Day care centers do no meet the requirement of the city parents. Beside the lack of facility for the child of 6 moths old make it more convenient to take a decision for establishing such a care center in U.S.. (Martinez, 1996)
The present child care centers provide the services to little elder child and they provide long-term medical care and other social services to children who are in need because of a family crisis such as divorce or the death, disability, or desertion of a parent and includes a variety of programs aimed at determining paternity. In some places homemaker services also place-trained people in the home during the temporary absence of the parent. A homemaker may also teach a parent the skills needed to provide suitable family care or may help parents in the care of a disabled child. This is not sufficient for the need of the parents who like to leave their child at the care centers. Thus there is a vast opportunity available to establish such a center. There are 15 Voluntary Children's Homes in U.S. providing residential care program for children and young persons who may come from the following categories:
? Children from dysfunctional families and in need of shelter.
? Children who are abused or neglected.
? Children in need of care and protection.
? Destitute and abandoned children.
? Children who are beyond parental control.
? Young offenders.
? Children who are placed on probation.

Conclusion
Other factors will also make the daycare operation become a success. Even though many large corporations finance and control their own day care centers for employees' children, studies show that most working parents prefer to leave their children closer to home than near where they work. Thus, privately operated day care centers in residential neighborhoods should not be worried too much about competition from the few company operated day care centers.

References
Martinez, Marc The Hidden Industry Of Child Care Wenatchee Business Journal, Aug96, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p27, 3p

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Use the Internet or other resources, locate at least three articles
pertaining to the same problem confronting your organization you
examined in your Business Problem Analysis Paper completed in Week Two.
Then, prepare a 700 word Secondary Data Review of your articles.
Compare the data collection techniques used in each of the three
articles to the Survey you created in Week Three. Also, prepare an
evaluation of the articles' findings with the expected outcomes you
described in your Business Problem Analysis. Be sure to correctly cite
the articles in your review.
ARTICLE
The Second World War stimulated reform in the way children were looked after, and experiences like evacuation and, then as now, some high profile cases of child neglect and abuse, led to the Monckton Report and the 1948 Children's Act, which required a single local authority department to be responsible for the care of children "deprived of a normal home life". The Act recognised the role of voluntary organisations in providing child care, but gave the local authority powers to check that provision.
Anticipating these developments, some voluntary organisations felt they needed to make common cause. In 1943 seven of them got together to form The Constituent Societies of the National Council of Associated Children's Homes. These original members were:
§ Dr. Barnardo's Homes
§ The Catholic Child Welfare Council
§ The Church of England Children's Society
§ The National Children's Home
§ The Jewish Board of Guardians
§ The Shaftesbury Homes and 'Arethusa', Training Ship
§ The Children's Aid Society
In 1965, still only seven, they changed the name of their intermediary organisation to the National Council of Voluntary Child Care Organisations. They did it, as the preamble to the constitution described, and their objects were
"for the purpose of taking counsel concerning developments in child care, of making joint representations to the appropriate authorities, and where necessary of defending common principles, nevertheless without in any way impinging upon the complete independence of the trustees of each associated charity,"
"The furtherance and protection of the common interest of children in the care of voluntary organisations; joint representation on national child welfare interests as and when desirable; the holding of conferences and meetings in connection with the work of chi(available from the Countryside agency)ld care; the publication of a journal in connection with the work of child care."
Five of the original founding members of NCVCCO remain in membership, and there are organisations currently in membership with historic links to the other two founders. But the number of members has increased from 7 to over 100, and much of this growth occurred in the last 20 years of the twentieth
http://www.ncvcco.org/about_us_history.asp?title=History
Data collection techniques used: This article is mainly based on historical data and factual records and as such has a high level of validity and reliability.
Evaluation of the articles findings with the expected oucomes:This articles clearly establishes without bias that the demand for day childcare services is growing for example the number of organizations has grown from 7 to 100 and most of the growth has taken place in the last 25 years.

ARTICLE
Thank you for this opportunity to provide information to the committee on this very important topic. Children in the child welfare system, whether in their own homes or in some form of out-of-home care, are some of the most vulnerable children in our nation. It is critical that child welfare professionals, child advocates, medical professionals, elected representatives, and the general public do all that we can to ensure that these children are protected from any additional trauma.
It is not my intent to denigrate the important work reflected in most legitimate medical and other research. Clearly, significant advances are made every day as a result of well designed and implemented research studies.
In Wisconsin, we have not approved medical research on foster children as a class, or any subgroup of foster children, because we believe it is our responsibility to provide as much of a safe, nurturing environment for the children in foster care as possible. The types of research that have unfortunately occurred in our nation in the past would also make it difficult for us to earn the trust and confidence of the families we are seeking to help, who desperately need the services we can offer.
As such, I would like to offer our comments on the topic related to the lack of homogeneity of foster children, the problems with voluntary participation on the part of families, and the legal realities of our authority to consent to such research.
1. Lack of Homogeneity
Research, whether medical or otherwise, should not be limited to a particular group, unless there is some homogeneity within that group that is unique. In this regard, there is very little - if anything - that can be regarded as homogenous among children in foster care, other than that they have been removed from their homes; in most cases, involuntarily.
Children in foster care are there for a variety of reasons: some have been abused or neglected or had siblings who were abused or neglected; some have mental health issues of a severe nature, sometimes as a result of the trauma of being removed from their homes, parents, and siblings; some are medically fragile or developmentally disabled with special care and treatment needs that cannot be provided by their parents; some children are delinquent. Certainly, many are from low income families.
Recent news articles have indicated that several states have allowed foster children to participate in medical studies related to research endeavors dealing with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). It is certainly true that some children in foster care have HIV or AIDS. It is also true that many children not in foster care have HIV or AIDS. To focus a study, then, on medication related to that condition only on children in foster care, when there are known potential negative effects of those medications, certainly leads to a perception that somehow foster children are valued less than other children.
2. Voluntary Nature of Participation
In Wisconsin, our position on the involvement of foster children in research, especially medical research, is based in large part on a variety of ethical codes related to medicine, social work, and mental health. A major document forming the basis of our position is embodied in the The World Medical Association Declaration of Helsinki, originally adopted in 1964, and as amended in 1975, 1983, 1989, 1996, 2000, 2002, and 2004, ...

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