Mental injury definition

Mental injury means an injury to the psychological capacity or emotional stability of a child as evidenced by an observable or substantial impairment in the child’s ability to function within a normal range of performance and behavior with due regard to the child’s culture.
Mental injury means the observable, identifiable, and substantial impairment of a child’s mental or psychological ability to function.
Mental injury means any behavioral, cognitive, emotional, or mental disorder in a child caused by an act or omission that is described in section 2919.22 of the Revised Code and is committed by the parent or other person responsible for the child's care.

Examples of Mental injury in a sentence

Allegations include, singly or in combination: ● Inadequate Food ● Inadequate Shelter ● Inadequate Clothing ● Environmental Neglect ● Mental Injury ● Medical Neglect ● Inadequate Supervision unless the child or children are under the age of 8 or with an emotional/mental functioning of that of a child under the age of 8 and there was no adult present or able to be located or if the adult is present but impaired and unable to supervise.


More Definitions of Mental injury

Mental injury means injury to the intellectual or psychological capacity of a child as evidenced by a discernible and substantial impairment in the ability of the child to function within the normal range of performance and behavior as supported by expert testimony.
Mental injury means an injury to the intellectual, emotional, or psychological capacity or functioning of a child as evidenced by a discernible and substantial impairment of the child’s ability to function when the existence of that impairment is supported by the opinion of a mental health professional or medical professional.
Mental injury means the substantial impairment of a minor’s mental or psychological ability to function.
Mental injury means an identifiable and substantial impairment of a person's intellectual or psychological functioning or well-being.
Mental injury means an identifiable and substantial impairment of a person's intellectual or
Mental injury means a loss of mental faculties or a mental or behavioral disorder, arising primarily out of a compensable physical injury or an identifiable work related event resulting in a sudden or unusual stimulus, and shall not include a psychological or psychiatric response due to the loss of employment or employment opportunities;