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About Normalcy and the Reasonable and Prudent Parent Standard
Learn the definition and find information about normalcy and the reasonable and prudent parent standard in the PL 113-183.
Capacity Building Center for States
Defines and provides information about normalcy and the reasonable and prudent parent standard in the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Family Act (PL 113-183). This document is part of the Center for States’ Perspectives on Normalcy: Videos and Discussion Questions product.
Capacity Building Center for States. (2016). About Normalcy and the Reasonable and Prudent Parent Standard. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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