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Abuse declines but foster care grows

Anonymous

Society, Mar 2005, Vol.42(3), pp.4-5 [Peer Reviewed Journal]

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  • Title:
    Abuse declines but foster care grows
  • Author/Creator: Anonymous
  • Language: English
  • Subjects: Foster Care ; Child Abuse & Neglect
  • Is Part Of: Society, Mar 2005, Vol.42(3), pp.4-5
  • Description: While the number of substantiated cases of child abuse has declined, the number of children in foster care continues to rise. Data from the US Department of Health and Human Services reveal that approximately 25,000 more children were in foster care in 1999 than in 1996.
  • Identifier: ISSN: 01472011 ; E-ISSN: 19364725