School-based early intervention and later child maltreatment in the Chicago Longitudinal Study.

  title={School-based early intervention and later child maltreatment in the Chicago Longitudinal Study.},
  author={A. Reynolds and D. Robertson},
  journal={Child development},
  volume={74 1},
  • A. Reynolds, D. Robertson
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Child development
  • Investigated were the effects of participation in the Title I Child-Parent Centers (CPC) on substantiated reports of child maltreatment for 1,408 children (93% of whom are African American) in the Chicago Longitudinal Study. The CPCs provide child education and family support services in high-poverty areas. After adjusting for preprogram maltreatment and background factors, 913 preschool participants had significantly lower rates of court petitions of maltreatment by age 17 than 495 children of… CONTINUE READING

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