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ERIC Number: EJ537598
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0145-2134
Parental Substance Abuse as a Predictor of Child Maltreatment Re-Reports.
Wolock, Isabel; Magura, Stephen
Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, v20 n12 p1183-93 Dec 1996
A two-year study of 239 families comprising both substance-abusing and nonsubstance-abusing parents found parental substance abuse greatly increased the likelihood of poorer family functioning and re-reports for maltreatment to the child protection services. The findings support the need for including parental substance abuse in risk assessment tools. (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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