Previously Adopted Children in Care: Maltreatment and The System

Matthews, Jessica.


  • Abstract: Maltreatment by biological parents is the primary reason children are re-moved from their parents' homes and placed in foster or adoptive homes. These foster and adoptive homes are meant to provide compensatory protective experiences for maltreated children. However, some children in these purportedly safer adoptive and foster homes experience additional maltreatment, often at the hands ... read more
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