“At-Risk” Term Issues (Part 1)

According to Kristin Anderson Moore, Ph.D, for the term “at risk” there is “no consistent definition and can be viewed as stigmatizing certain groups… It is critical to note that ‘at risk’ is a concept that reflects a chance or a probability. It does not imply certainty.”

 

Taken from http://www.childtrends.org/wp-content/uploads/2006/01/DefiningAtRisk1.pdf

 

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