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dc.contributor.authorThornburg, Kathy R.eng
dc.contributor.authorScott, Jacqueline L., 1963-eng
dc.contributor.authorStout, Haileyeng
dc.coverage.spatialUnited Stateseng
dc.date.issued2009-01eng
dc.description.abstractIn terms of physical and emotional suffering, an estimated 905,000 children were determined to be victims of child abuse or neglect in 2006 according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. From the fiscal perspective, Prevent Child Abuse America has estimated that child abuse and neglect in the U.S. costs over $284 million dollars per day. This report also includes statistics on adoption and foster care.eng
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10355/2369
dc.languageEnglisheng
dc.publisherCenter for Family Policy & Researcheng
dc.relation.ispartofUniversity of Missouri--Columbia. Center for Family Policy and Researcheng
dc.rightsOpenAccess.eng
dc.rights.licenseThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License.eng
dc.source.urihttp://cfpr.missouri.edu/statechildwelfare09.pdfeng
dc.subjectfoster careeng
dc.subject.lcshChild abuse -- Statisticseng
dc.subject.lcshFoster children -- Statisticseng
dc.subject.lcshAdoption -- Statisticseng
dc.titleThe State of Child Welfare in America: 2009eng
dc.typeDocumenteng


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