Foster Care Placement, Poor Parenting, and Negative Outcomes Among Homeless Young Adults

  title={Foster Care Placement, Poor Parenting, and Negative Outcomes Among Homeless Young Adults},
  author={K. Tyler and Lisa A. Melander},
  journal={Journal of Child and Family Studies},
Although homeless youth with and without foster care histories both face adverse life circumstances, little is known about how these two groups compare in terms of their early histories and whether they face similar outcomes. As such, we compared those with and without a history of foster care placement to determine if the associations between a history of poor parenting and negative outcomes including depression, delinquency, physical and sexual victimization, and substance use, are similar… Expand
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