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ERIC Number: EJ172365
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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Case Reopening: An Emerging Issue in Child Welfare Services
Claburn, W. Eugene; And Others
Child Welfare, 56, 10, 655-63, Dec 77
Describes a longitudinal study of recurrent client involvement with the child welfare system. Analysis of frequency and correlates of case-reopening in a sample of 612 cases (many involving foster care) revealed that one-third of all closed cases were reopened. Predictors were child's age, racial and religious background and prior agency experience. (BF)
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