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Presented at the 22nd Annual Research Conference
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Session Number: 20 Room: Salon I
Presenting: Annette Christy; Brittany Haldeman
All Authors for this paper: Annette Christy; Brittany Haldeman
Presentation Type: paper presentation
Synopsis: Emergency commitment (EC) is one mechanism used to address crisis needs of children. The purpose of this presentation is to present information about the use of EC for young children. There were 6,432 ECs from January 2005 through December 2007 for children between 5 and 10. Data specific to these ECs and the children who experience them will be presented, as well as a discussion of policy issues relevant to the use of EC for young children.
Date: Monday, March 2, 2009
Session Time: 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Presentation Time: 3:15 PM - 3:45 PM