ERIC Number: ED188371
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Abuse and Neglect of Children in Institutions, 1979. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Child and Human Development of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Sixth Congress, First Session on Examination of the Problems of Abuse and Neglect of Children Residing in Institutions or Group Residential Settings (January 4, 1979, San Francisco, California, January 24, 1979, Washington, D.C., May 31, 1979, Los Angeles, California).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate.
The papers from three 1979 Congressional hearings examine the abuse and neglect of children, both handicapped and nonhandicapped, in foster homes and institutions. Thirty-two prepared statements are included by representatives of such agencies as the Children's Defense Fund; San Francisco Child Abuse Council; Child Welfare League of America; Parents Anonymous; Department of Health, Education, and Welfare; and state departments of Human Resources. Personal accounts of abuse in institutions or group homes are included. Among many issues addressed are the federal government's role in monitoring programs, conditions of institutions, legal issues, state legislation, and fiscal issues. (CL)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of the original document. Illegible pages have been removed.