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Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS), Foster Care File 2000

The Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) is a federally mandated data collection system intended to provide case specific information on all children covered by the protections of Title IV-B/E of the Social Security Act (Section 427). Under the final AFCARS rule, states are required to collect data on all adopted children who are placed by the state's child welfare agency or by private agencies under contract with the public child welfare...

National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) Agency File FFY 2016

The National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System, Agency File (State Summary), FFY- 2016 dataset consists of State-specific data of all investigated reports of maltreatment to State child protective service agencies. The NCANDS is a federally-sponsored national data collection effort created for the purpose of tracking the volume and nature of child maltreatment reporting each year within the United States. These data are collected within the federal fiscal year (FFY October 1, 2015 - September...

Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS), 1997

The Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) is a federally mandated data collection system intended to provide case specific information on all children covered by the protections of Title IV-B/E of the Social Security Act (Section 427). Under the final AFCARS rule, states are required to collect data on all adopted children who are placed by the state's child welfare agency or by private agencies under contract with the public child welfare...

Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS), Adoption File 2003

The Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) is a federally mandated data collection system intended to provide case specific information on all children covered by the protections of Title IV-B/E of the Social Security Act (Section 427). Under the final AFCARS rule, states are required to collect data on all adopted children who are placed by the state's child welfare agency or by private agencies under contract with the public child welfare...

National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) Agency File FFY 2018

The National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System, Agency File (State Summary), dataset consists of State-specific data of all investigated reports of maltreatment to State child protective service agencies. The NCANDS is a federally-sponsored national data collection effort created for the purpose of tracking the volume and nature of child maltreatment reporting each year within the United States. These data are collected within the federal fiscal year starting October 1st and ending September 30th, rather...

National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) Child File, FFY 2019

The National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) Child File dataset consists of child-specific data of all investigated reports of maltreatment to State child protective service agencies. The NCANDS is a federally-sponsored annual national data collection effort created for the purpose of tracking the volume and nature of child maltreatment reporting. The Child File is the case-level component of the NCANDS. There is also an NCANDS State-level component, known as the Agency File, but...

Rockwool-Duke Global Child Welfare Database

Alexander F. Roehrkasse, Liza Becker, Peter Fallesen & Christopher Wildeman
The Rockwool–Duke Global Child Welfare Database (RDGCWD) compiles cross-national aggregate information from the Global North about children who experienced contact with child welfare systems (CWS) or child protective services (CPS) between 2000 and 2020. Data were collected from national child welfare agencies or national or transnational statistical agencies, and include measures of child maltreatment investigations, confirmed child maltreatment, and children in out-of-home care. Population data are included for the measurement of incidence and prevalence of...

Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS), Foster Care File 2019

The Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) is a federally mandated data collection system intended to provide case specific information on all children covered by the protections of Title IV-B/E of the Social Security Act (Section 427). Under the final AFCARS’ rule, states are required to collect data on all adopted children who are placed by the state’s child welfare agency or by private agencies under contract with the public child welfare...

Adoption and Foster Care Data System (AFCARS) 6-Month File (FY2020)

The Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) is a federally mandated data collection system intended to provide case specific information on all children covered by the protections of Title IV-B/E of the Social Security Act (Section 427). Under the final AFCARS rule, states are required to collect data on all children in foster care for whom the State child welfare agencies have responsibility for placement, care or supervision and on children who...

National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) Agency File FFY 2020

The National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System, Agency File (State Summary), dataset consists of State-specific data of all investigated reports of maltreatment to State child protective service agencies. The NCANDS is a federally-sponsored national data collection effort created for the purpose of tracking the volume and nature of child maltreatment reporting each year within the United States. These data are collected within the federal fiscal year starting October 1st and ending September 30th, rather...

Family Structure and Functioning in Neglectful Families, 1991-1993

James Gaudin & Norman A. Polansky
This study identifies differences in family structure and functioning between neglectful and similarly situated (low income) non-neglectful families. The study specifically looks at: the relationship between family coping skills (e.g., problem solving, conflict resolution, communication, emotional expressiveness, cohesion, leadership, use of power, negotiation) and adequacy of parenting, the relationship between drug and alcohol abuse and neglectful parenting the role that men play in neglectful and non-neglectful families. The investigator also looked at the effects of...

National Family Violence Survey, 1985

Murray A. Straus & Richard J. Gelles
A representative national sample of 6,002 families were studied with an emphasis on psychological and medical consequences, costs, and help-seeking patterns of intra-family violence. The study is a follow-up to the 1975 National Family Violence Survey.

Substantiation of Child Abuse and Neglect Reports, 1985

John Eckenrode & John Doris
This study identifies factors that significantly increase or decrease the likelihood that a child maltreatment report will be substantiated once an investigation occurs. A specific concern of the study was to investigate the size and nature of the difference in substantiation rates for reports originating from professional sources mandated by law to report suspected cases of child maltreatment compared to reports from non-professional sources, such as relatives and neighbors. A representative sample of 796 sexual...

National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) Agency File FFY 2013

The National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System, Agency File (State Summary), FFY- 2013 dataset consists of State-specific data of all investigated reports of maltreatment to State child protective service agencies. The NCANDS is a federally-sponsored national data collection effort created for the purpose of tracking the volume and nature of child maltreatment reporting each year within the United States. These data are collected within the federal fiscal year (FFY October 1, 2012 - September...

National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) Child File, FFY 2014

The National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) Child File dataset consists of child-specific data of all investigated reports of maltreatment to State child protective service agencies. The NCANDS is a federally-sponsored national data collection effort created for the purpose of tracking the volume and nature of child maltreatment reporting each year within the United States. The Child File is the case-level component of the NCANDS. There is also an NCANDS State-level component, known...

National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) Child File, FFY 2012

The National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) Child File dataset consists of child-specific data of all investigated reports of maltreatment to State child protective service agencies. The NCANDS is a federally-sponsored national data collection effort created for the purpose of tracking the volume and nature of child maltreatment reporting each year within the United States. The Child File is the case-level component of the NCANDS. There is also an NCANDS State-level component, known...

Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS), Foster Care File 2012

The Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) is a federally mandated data collection system intended to provide case specific information on all children covered by the protections of Title IV-B/E of the Social Security Act (Section 427). Under the final AFCARS rule, states are required to collect data on all adopted children who are placed by the state's child welfare agency or by private agencies under contract with the public child welfare...

National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) Combined Aggregate File (CAF) FFY 2005

The National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) Combined Aggregate File (CAF) dataset consists of State-specific data of all investigated reports of maltreatment to State child protective service agencies. The NCANDS is a federally-sponsored national data collection effort created for the purpose of tracking the volume and nature of child maltreatment reporting each year within the United States. The CAF is the State-level component of the NCANDS that replaced the Summary Data Component (SDC)...

National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) Combined Aggregate File (CAF) FFY 2003

The National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) Combined Aggregate File (CAF) dataset consists of State-specific data of all investigated reports of maltreatment to State child protective service agencies. The NCANDS is a federally-sponsored national data collection effort created for the purpose of tracking the volume and nature of child maltreatment reporting each year within the United States. The CAF is the State-level component of the NCANDS that replaced the Summary Data Component (SDC)...

Children’s Eyewitness Reports after Exposure to Misinformation from Parents, 1994-1995

Debra Poole & D. Stephen Lindsay
This study examined how misleading suggestions from parents influenced children’s eyewitness reports. A sample of 114 children (3 to 8 years old) participated in science demonstrations, listened to their parents read a story that described experienced and nonexperienced events, and subsequently discussed the science experience in two follow-up interviews. Data include descriptive information on the participants and their families, condition assignments, and information about children’s responses to interview questions during each of the three experimental...

Parenting Among Women Sexually Abused in Childhood

Mary I. Benedict
The objective of the present study was to examine the direct and indirect impacts of childhood sexual abuse on maternal attitudes, perceptions, and behavior. The study's participants were a subset of 357 primiparous women interviewed at 28 to 32 weeks' gestation between the fall of 1990 and early 1992. At the time of the initial interview, almost 35% of the women reported sexual abuse before age 18. In 1995 and 1996, 265 women, 74% of...

A Comparative Study of the Use and Effectiveness of Different Risk Assessment Models in CPS Decision Making Processes

Christopher Baird
Three risk assessment models will be evaluated, using data collected on cases from three sites. In addition to the primary study of objectives of assessing reliability and validity of existing risk assessment models, the researchers will use the data collected to develop the optimal risk instrument for each site and for all sites combined. Investigators will use statistical analyses to determine the influence of various agency and worker factors on outcomes. Cultural differences will be...

Child Maltreatment Recurrences Among Families Served by Child Protective Services, 1984 to 1992

Diane DePanfilis & Susan J. Zuravin
This longitudinal study of 1,206 families assembled during a 4-year NCCAN-funded research project focuses on recurrences of child maltreatment among families known to public Child Protective Services (CPS). Objectives are to (1) describe recurrence of types, severity, rates, distributions, and frequency of maltreatment over five years; (2) replicate and extend knowledge about predicting recurrence risk after an index incident; (3) initiate development of models to predict recurrence risk after termination of CPS services; and (4)...

The Maltreatment of Children with Disabilities and Child Maltreatment in Substance Abusing Families, 1991

Scott B. Crosse, Alexander C. Ratnofsky & Elyse Kaye
This study examines the incidence of substantiated maltreatment among children with cognitive, physical, emotional or learning disabilities, with specific attention given to the relationship between maltreatment and disabilities. It also investigates the incidence of child abuse and neglect among children in substance abusing families, and the relationship between child abuse and familial substance abuse. The data were collected from a nationally representative group of 35 Child Protective Services (CPS) agencies, which were asked to provide...

Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS), Adoption File 2005

The Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) is a federally mandated data collection system intended to provide case specific information on all children covered by the protections of Title IV-B/E of the Social Security Act (Section 427). Under the final AFCARS rule, states are required to collect data on all adopted children who are placed by the state's child welfare agency or by private agencies under contract with the public child welfare...

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