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ERIC Number: EJ496303
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0145-2134
Drug Exposed Infants in the Social Welfare System and Juvenile Court.
Sagatun-Edwards, Inger J.; And Others
Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, v19 n1 p83-92 Jan 1995
Case files (n=284) from a social services agency and juvenile court were reviewed to investigate how cases involving drug-exposed infants were processed. Data showed an overrepresentation of African American and Hispanic cases and underrepresentation of Caucasian and Asian cases. About 80% of children were removed from the mother; about one-third were later returned. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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