Maternal compliance to court-ordered assessment in cases of child maltreatment.

Parental compliance to court-ordered assessment was examined in 82 mothers whose children had been removed from the home due to child maltreatment. Compliant (n = 52) and Noncompliant (n = 30) mothers were compared on parental and psychosocial risk factors previously documented in child maltreatment research. The results indicate that noncompliant mothers… CONTINUE READING