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Ethnic Variations in the Two-Year Living Arrangements of Prenatally Drug-Exposed and Comparison Children Placed at Birth.

Author: Lewis,-Mary-Ann; Giovannoni,-Jeanne-M.; Leake,-Barbara
Author Background:
Date 1/1/97
Type Journal
Journal Title: Journal-of-Multicultural-Social-Work;
Volume/Pages 6 (1-2) p. 17-40
Subject Matter Social Research
Abstract At the two-year mark, foster-care outcomes (continued court supervision, kinship placements, adoption) were examined for 1,038 African American, Latino, and White infants, prenatally exposed to drugs and removed from their mothers at birth,and 203 infants similarly removed but not drug-exposed. Discusses policy and practice implications in terms of enhancing placement. Contains 41 references. (Author/TSP)