Maltreatment experiences and associated factors prior to admission to residential care

Morantz, G., Cole, D. C., Ayaya, S., Ayuku, D., & Braitstein, P. (2013). Maltreatment experiences and associated factors prior to admission to residential care: A sample of institutionalized children and youth in western Kenya. Child abuse & neglect37(10), 778-787.

Study Objectives: The primary objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of abuse and neglect experienced by institutionalized children and youth prior to their admission to CCIs in the Uasin Gishu County of western Kenya. The secondary objectives were to describe the socio-demographic characteristics of resident children and youth, their reasons for admission, and the factors associated with prior experiences of maltreatment.

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