Search results with tag "Substance abuse and child maltreatment"
Substance Abuse Parental substance abuse is reported to be a contributing factor for between one- and two-thirds of maltreated children in the child welfare system.29 Research supports the association between substance abuse and child maltreatment.30 For example: • A retrospective study of maltreatment experience
ways to address concurrent substance abuse and child maltreatment in families whose children have been placed in protective custody. Drug testing is one tool that child welfare workers often use to facilitate decision-making with these families. Drug testing refers to the use of various biologic .
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