An Exploration of Child Maltreatment Among Homeless Families: Implications For Family Policy 

John T. Pardeck

May 2005

This research explores the incidence of child maltreatment among homeless families. The maltreatment explored in the study includes physical, emotional and sexual abuse. The data reported a high incidence of child maltreatment in the lives of the homeless. The policy implications for these findings are discussed.

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