A Study of the Cases Referred for Psychiatric Treatment by the Children's Court of Westchester County
In recent years, great attention has been brought to bear on child welfare, and, in particular, on that field which concerns itself with the study of, and the helping of, the delinquent child. The reasons for this sudden focus are varied, and are familiar to everyone. They include such matters as the recent wars which have distressed the world; socio-economic developments; crowded living arrangements and lack of employment; and so on. Whatever the reason, the cold hard facts remain with us, that these children present very serious problems, and they ask for our help. Many of these children who are adjudicated "Delinquent" by the Court can be helped by a superficial arrangement, or re - arrangement of their lives, such as a change in the school program, or some similar adjustment. Others are in need of a more drastic type of action, such as removal from their home and the community, and placement in a highly specialized type of institution.
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Freedman, Abraham, "A Study of the Cases Referred for Psychiatric Treatment by the Children's Court of Westchester County" (1951). ETD Collection for Fordham University. AAI30509527.