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Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS), Foster Care File 2002

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), Foster Care File 2001

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) Child File, FFY 2009

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), 1996

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), 1999

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...

Second National Juvenile Online Victimization Study (NJOV-2)

David Finkelhor, Kimberly Mitchell & Janis Wolak
The Second National Juvenile Online Victimization Study (NJOV-2) was conducted in 2007-2008 and designed to update and expand upon the First National Juvenile Online Victimization Study (NJOV-1) conducted in 2001-2002. Researchers collected information from a national sample of more than 2,500 law enforcement agencies about Internet sex crimes against minors during 2006, providing detailed information about the types of Internet sex crimes, as well as numbers of arrests, characteristics of offenders and victims, dynamics of...

First Youth Internet Safety Survey (YISS-1)

David Finkelhor, Kimberly Mitchell & Janis Wolak
The First Youth Internet Safety Survey (YISS-1) is a telephone survey of a national sample of 1,501 youth, ages 10 to 17, and their parents, to assess the incidence, consequences and risk factors related to unwanted or illegal exposure of children and adolescents to sexual solicitation, harassment and pornography on the Internet and to determine children's and parent's knowledge of how to respond to such episodes. Results indicate that approximately one in five youth (19%)...

Longitudinal Studies on Child Abuse and Neglect (LONGSCAN) ages 0-18

Desmond Runyan, Howard Dubowitz, Diana English, Jonathan Kotch, Alan Litrownik & Richard Thompson
LONGSCAN is a consortium of research studies operating under common by-laws and procedures. It was initiated in 1991 with grants from the National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect to a coordinating center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and five data collection sites. Each site is conducting a separate and unique research project on the etiology and impact of child maltreatment. While each project can stand on its own merits, through...

National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System Detailed Case Data Component (NCANDS DCDC), 1998

The National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) is a voluntary national data collection and analysis system created in response to the requirements of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act. The NCANDS is implemented by Walter R. McDonald and Associates, Inc. and consists of two components. The Summary Data Component (SDC) is a compilation of key aggregate child abuse and neglect statistics from all States, including data on reports, investigations, victims, and perpetrators....

National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System, Detailed Case Data Component (NCANDS DCDC), 1995-1997

The National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) is a voluntary national data collection and analysis system created in response to the requirements of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act. The NCANDS is implemented by Walter R. McDonald and Associates, Inc. and consists of two components. The Summary Data Component (SDC) is a compilation of key aggregate child abuse and neglect statistics from all States, including data on reports, investigations, victims, and perpetrators....

National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) Combined Aggregate File (CAF) FFY 2000-2002

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)...

Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS), Adoption File 2010

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), Foster Care File 2010

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 2009

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 2007

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 2011

The National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System, State Level Data (NCANDS State), FFY- 2011 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, 2010 -...

Multi-Site Evaluation of Foster Youth Programs (Chafee Independent Living Evaluation Project), 2001-2010

Mark E. Courtney, Matthew W. Stagner & Michael Pergamit
The Children’s Bureau in the Administration for Children and Families contracted with the Urban Institute and its partners—the Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago and the National Opinion Research Center—to conduct an evaluation of selected programs funded through John Chafee Foster Care Independence Program (CFCIP). This evaluation, using a rigorous, random assignment design, was called for in the Foster Care Independence Act of 1999. The goal of the evaluation is to...

Fourth National Incidence Study of Child Abuse and Neglect (NIS–4)

Andrea J. Sedlak, Jane Mettenburg, John Brown, Monica Basena & Kristin Madden
In collaboration with the Children's Bureau, the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation in the Administration for Children and Families conducted the Fourth National Incidence Study of Child Abuse and Neglect (NIS-4). The National Incidence Studies have been conducted approximately once each decade, beginning in 1974, in response to requirements of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act. Although the Children's Bureau collects annual state-level administrative data on official reports of child maltreatment, the NIS...

Longitudinal Pathways to Resilience in Maltreated Children

Dante Cicchetti, Fred Rogosch, Jody Manly & Michael Lynch
The objectives of this study were as follows: (1) To investigate stability and change in the longitudinal course of adaptation and maladaptation in maltreated and nonmaltreated low-income youth. (2) To differentiate subgroups of maltreated children who evidence divergence in their longitudinal developmental course, including resilient children as well as children who show continuity of negative adaptation. (3) To examine child characteristics, maltreatment experiences, family features, and aspects of the social ecology as mediators and moderators...

Neighborhood and Household Factors in the Etiology of Child Maltreatment

Jill Korbin & Claudia Coulton
Two complementary research components--structured interviews with and ethnographic studies of parents--will address the two primary issues of this study. The factors being examined are (1) the ways in which neighborhood characteristics are related to parental behaviors that increase or decrease the risk of child maltreatment and (2) the ways in which parental perceptions of the neighborhood affect child maltreatment. Neighborhoods categorized as at high risk, medium risk, and low risk for child abuse and neglect...

National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) Child File, 2001

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 2011

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...

Gallup Poll: Child Abuse Study, 1995

A nationwide random telephone survey of 1,000 households was conducted between August 15 and September 14,1995. The survey assessed parental attitudes regarding methods of discipline; agreement on discipline; fights between partners; child rearing; and childhood experience of punishment, abuse between parents, and sexual abuse. This survey represents the first national study assessing the validity and reliability of the Parent-Child version of the Conflict Tactics Scale as developed by Straus et al. The maximum margin of...

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

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...

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

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