Study: Half of Kids Born to Teen Moms in Foster Care Will Wind Up in Foster Care Themselves

Study: Half of Kids Born to Teen Moms in Foster Care Will Wind Up in Foster Care Themselves

Chronicle of Social Change - June 25, 2018

Half of children born to mothers in foster care will also enter into the child welfare system by their second birthday, according to a study published in this month's issue of the journal Pediatrics. The intergenerational cycle of foster care is a well-known phenomenon to advocates and child welfare workers, but new data illustrates the significance of this pipeline into foster care.

Also: Study: The Cycle of Child Protection Services Involvement: A Cohort Study of Adolescent Mothers: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/141/6/e20173119

https://chronicleofsocialchange.org/research-related/study-parenting-foster-youth/31352

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