Maltreatment following reunification: predictors of subsequent Child Protective Services contact after children return home.

@article{Connell2009MaltreatmentFR,
  title={Maltreatment following reunification: predictors of subsequent Child Protective Services contact after children return home.},
  author={Christian M Connell and Jeffrey J. Vanderploeg and Karol H. Katz and Colleen M. Caron and Leon Saunders and Jacob Kraemer Tebes},
  journal={Child abuse & neglect},
  year={2009},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={
          218-28
        }
}
OBJECTIVES This study examined risk of maltreatment among children exiting foster care using a statewide sample of children reunified between 2001 and 2004 in Rhode Island. The objectives were: (1) to compare rates of maltreatment following parental reunification for youth in care as a result of maltreatment with those in care for other reasons; and (2) to assess the effects of child, family, and case characteristics on rates of re-maltreatment among children placed in foster care due to… CONTINUE READING
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