Journal Article: Adolescent Mother Maltreatment Perpetrators’ Past Experiences with Child Protective Services


The International Journal of Child Maltreatment published an article written by WRMA’s National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) technical team. The article describes a new strategy to study intergenerational child maltreatment using administrative data from NCANDS and identifying records of young perpetrators who previously appeared in the dataset as alleged victims.

Suggested citation:

Shusterman, G.R., Nunez, J.J., Fettig, N.B., & Kebede, B.K. (2021). Adolescent mother maltreatment perpetrators’ past experiences with child protective services. International Journal on Child Maltreatment, 4, 145-164.

About the Authoring Project

The National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) is funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration on Children, Youth, and Families (ACYF), Children’s Bureau.