ERIC Number: EJ604603
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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The Relationship between Child Maltreatment and Delinquent Behavior.
Sexton, Elizabeth T.
Reaching Today's Youth: The Community Circle of Caring Journal, v3 n3 p10-12 Spr 1999
The effects of prolonged abuse and neglect often persist long after a child has been removed from the home, manifesting as a puzzling picture of delinquent behaviors and academic failures. This article reminds readers to look beyond the conduct to the child's history and its context. (Author)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - General
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Note: Special Topic: "Juvenile Justice or Injustice: Promising Preventions and Interventions." For related articles, see CG 555 176-192.