Essay The Effects Of Parental Rights On Children

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When controlling for individual-level characteristics and child welfare system factors, three experiences – reason for enter into foster care, type of out-of-home placement, and whether parental rights of both parents’ have been terminated – are significant predictors of increased likelihood into the moderate service and high service utilization groups. Young people whose reason for foster care placement was neglect compared to youth who did not experience neglect are 26% more likely to be in the moderate service and substantially more likely (45%) to be in the high service groups whereas youth who whose own behavior was the recorded reason for entry into foster care compared to youth whose behavior was not a recorded reason for foster care entry are 8% more likely to be in the moderate service and 33% more likely to be in the high service utilization groups. Youth placed in non-relative foster homes, group homes or institutions or supervised independent living placements compared to youth who are placed with relative foster homes substantially increase their odds of being in the moderate or high service groups. Perhaps more striking is youth placed in supervised independent living placements are four times more likely to be in the moderate and seven times more likely to be in the high service utilization groups. For youth whom the court found in their best interest to terminate parental rights of both parents compared to youth whose parental rights of both parents’…

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