Covariates of length of stay in residential treatment.

  title={Covariates of length of stay in residential treatment.},
  author={Amy J. L. Baker and Fred C. Wulczyn and Nan Dale},
  journal={Child welfare},
  volume={84 3},
This study explores variables associated with length of stay in a child welfare residential treatment center. The study followed three entry cohorts (416 boys) from admission through discharge. The researchers conducted event history analyses to examine the rates of discharge over time and the covariates of length of stay. They conducted analyses by discharge destination (reunified, transferred, or ran away). The results demonstrated that mental health issues slowed down rates of discharge for… CONTINUE READING


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