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Child Welfare: Controversies and Possibilities
Child welfare: Controversies and possibilities
JacquelynMcCroskey

The public child welfare system provides social services to troubled families whose children have been abused or neglected. Nationwide, an estimated 826,000 children were maltreated in 1999; of these, nearly three fifths were neglected, while one fifth were physically abused and about 11% were sexually abused. The ...

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