The Maltreatment of Children with Disabilities and Child Maltreatment in Substance Abusing Families, 1991

Scott B. Crosse, Alexander C. Ratnofsky & Elyse Kaye
This study examines the incidence of substantiated maltreatment among children with cognitive, physical, emotional or learning disabilities, with specific attention given to the relationship between maltreatment and disabilities. It also investigates the incidence of child abuse and neglect among children in substance abusing families, and the relationship between child abuse and familial substance abuse. The data were collected from a nationally representative group of 35 Child Protective Services (CPS) agencies, which were asked to provide...

Registration Year

  • 2019

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  • Dataset


  • Westat (United States)
  • James Bell Associates (United States)