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Parental Substance Use and the Child Welfare System
     

Parental Substance Use and the Child Welfare System

by Child Welfare Information Gateway
 
Substance abuse has a major impact on the child welfare system. It is estimated that 9 percent of children in the United States live with at least one parent who abuses alcohol or other drugs. Research has demonstrated that children of substance abusing parents are more likely to experience abuse or neglect than children in non-substance abusing households. This

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Substance abuse has a major impact on the child welfare system. It is estimated that 9 percent of children in the United States live with at least one parent who abuses alcohol or other drugs. Research has demonstrated that children of substance abusing parents are more likely to experience abuse or neglect than children in non-substance abusing households. This addresses the scope of the problem, the impact of parental substance abuse on children, service delivery issues, and agency practice implications. Resources for further information also are provided. 29 references.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940013585577
Publisher:
1001 Property Solutions LLC
Publication date:
06/13/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
137 KB

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