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Maltreatment Re-Reports among Child Welfare-Involved Families with Intellectually Disabled Caregivers

Abstract Families with intellectually disabled caregivers are more likely than families without intellectually disabled caregivers to experience poor child welfare outcomes, including high rates of substantiation. However, little research has examined child maltreatment re-reports among this population. The objectives of this study were to begin to address this gap by examining maltreatment re-report rates, and factors associated with maltreatment re-reports, among child welfare-involved families with intellectually disabled caregivers. Survival analysis was conducted using restricted release data from the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW) to examine the hazard rate and survival rate of maltreatment re-reports for cases with... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor James, Stephen (Author) / Shafer, Michael S (Advisor) / Krysik, Judy (Committee member) / Ayon, Cecilia (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Social work
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 231 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Social Work 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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