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Term: High Risk Children / High Risk Youths

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2008-10-15


High risk children are defined as those whose family experienced poverty, who grew up with teen mothers, or who had contact with the child welfare system.

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Term used in 

  • Brownell M, Roos N, MacWilliam L, Leclair L, Ekuma O, Fransoo R. Academic and social outcomes for high-risk youths in Manitoba. Canadian Journal of Education 2010;33(4):804-836. [Abstract] (View)
  • Brownell M, Roos NP, MacWilliam L, Fransoo R. Equal opportunity for all? High school completion rates for high risk youths. MASS 2007;8(2):14-19. [Abstract] (View)

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