An exploration of child maltreatment among homeless families: Implications for family policy
This research explores the incidence of child maltreatment among homeless families. The maltreatment explored in the study includes physical, emotional and sexual abuse. The data reported a high incidence of child maltreatment in the lives of the homeless. The policy implications for these findings are discussed.
School of Social Work
Child maltreatment, Emotional abuse, Family policy, Homelessness, Physical abuse, Sexual abuse
Pardeck*, John T. "An exploration of child maltreatment among homeless families: Implications for family policy." Early Child Development and Care 175, no. 4 (2005): 335-342.
Early Child Development and Care