Research: State spending on anti-poverty programs could reduce child abuse, neglect (access required)

States' financial investments in public benefit programs for low-income families are associated with less child abuse and neglect, also known as maltreatment. These investments are also associated with less need for foster care and maltreatment-related deaths, according to our recent publication in the journal Pediatrics. Our research team included the two of us – Hank Puls, ...

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