Social policy and intervention with chemically dependent women and their children

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The increase in drug dependency among infants has significant implications for social service providers and must be addressed on the policy level. The policy debates and legislation which have surfaced to date need to be examined more closely and considered in the context of social service needs. This article considers policy options from the framework of social needs and individual needs in relation to the problem of maternal and infant chemical dependency.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)285-295
Number of pages11
JournalChild & Adolescent Social Work Journal
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 1 1991


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  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Social Sciences(all)

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