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FERNANDES, Ana Paula Pereira  and  MAZZA, Verônica de Azevedo. Identifying strengths and weaknesses of networking protection against childhood violence. BIS, Bol. Inst. Saúde (Impr.) [online]. 2013, vol.14, n.3, pp. 280-288. ISSN 1518-1812.

This is a research with qualitative approach, a case study, aiming to identify strengths and weaknesses of networking protection against childhood violence. The study was conducted in the city of Colombo (Paraná, Brazil), comprising 46 professionals that integrate network protection against childhood violence in the city. Data were collected from April to June 2011, through semi-structured interviews recorded. We used content analysis of Bardin theme category in the light of theoretical conceptions of Fritjof Capra. Three categories emerged: Perception of Protection Network, Feedback Protection Network, and Nonlinear Connections Network Protection. The study provided the organizational dynamics of Protection Network against Violence to Children under an autopoietic perspective, integrative, interactive, creative and interdependence among different sectors and services that make the net for child protection, which is a potential for network professional practice of professionals health in particular. Professionals can overcome the singular dimension to construct proposals that incorporate structural and social dimensions to guarantee the right of protection of children and their families.

Keywords : Sexual Child Abuse; Sexual Abuse Notification; Violence against Children.

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