Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Young Children in the Child Welfare System: What Every Policymaker Should Know

Cooper, Janice L.; Banghart, Patti L.; Aratani, Yumiko

This issue brief explores what we currently know about the prevalence of young children (ages birth to 5) in the child welfare system, how the occurrence of maltreatment or neglect affects their development, and the services currently offered versus needed for these young children.


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National Center for Children in Poverty
National Center for Children in Poverty, Columbia University
Project Thrive Publications
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July 14, 2011