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Soon to 16 years of age in March 2009. Troubled teen asking

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Soon to 16 years of age in March 2009. Troubled teen asking to move out of her current situation into a different housing location. Confrontation between child, mother and mothers boy friend are becoming more and more aggresive. Few days ago it resulted in aggresive physical contact and is now awaiting child services.
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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I am friends with the father who is incarserated awating release in two weeks. But the situation required I also bring in her Aunt Zina (fathers sister) where the teen is currently staying untill meeting with social services.
<p>I needed to check because we can't help minors directly on this site. I would see if the father can sign a release to allow you to talk to the child's pediatrician or other primary care physician. Explain the situation to him/her and see what his/her recommendations are. This way now if he/she recommends services (counseling or something else), you have the doctor's recommendation behind you/the dad. Also, there are certain things that are sometimes available through the court system (some jurisdictions refer to it as a CHINS petition - a CHild In Need of Services).</p><p> </p><p>Good luck to you/your friend and his son.</p><p> </p><p>Please hit accept to give me credit for responding.</p>
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