ERIC Number: ED222813
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Sep-17
Reference Count: 0
Primary Intervention in Societal Problems: The Role of the Family, 1981. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Aging, Family and Human Services of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, Ninety-Seventh Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
This subcommittee report focuses on various units within the social structure to determine the role they play and how best to support these units in efforts to alleviate conditions resulting in social problems. The testimony highlights problems in public programs related to foster care, adoption, and juvenile justice along with the problems of latch key children that are detailed in an appendix. Family problems that contribute to social problems such as low income are described and the long term effects of stress on families is discussed. The materials contain descriptions by witnesses about the effectiveness of several specific programs related to child and family welfare and the potential role of community agencies in service delivery. The effect of government budget cuts is also considered. (JAC)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
Note: Not available in paper copy due to marginal legibility of original document.