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Mental Health Service Use Of Youth Leaving Foster Care (Voyages) 2001-2003

Curtis McMillen, Lionel Scott & Wendy Fran Auslander
The study was funded to explore the changes in mental health service use as older youth leave the foster care system. The data, however, examine many parameters of the lives of older youth in the foster care system, from their perspective. Four-hundred six youth in the Missouri foster care system were interviewed in person near their 17th birthday. They were re-interviewed when possible every three months until their 19th birthday. Eighty percent of the youth...

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...

Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS), Foster Care File 2004

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 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) 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)...

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...

The National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being I (NSCAW I), General Release- Waves 1-5

The Administration on Children, Youth, and Families and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation have undertaken the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW). NSCAW makes available, for the first time, nationally representative longitudinal data drawn from first-hand reports of children and families or other caregivers who have had contact with the child welfare system. Data from service providers are also collected. NSCAW is the first national study to provide...

Second Youth Internet Safety Survey (YISS-2)

David Finkelhor, Kimberly Mitchell & Janis Wolak
The Second Youth Internet Safety Survey (YISS-2) was conducted in 2005 and designed to update and expand upon the previous Youth Internet Safety Survey (YISS-1) conducted in 1999/2000. This study involves telephone interviews with a national sample of 1500 youth Internet users, ages 10 to 17. The interviews measure changes in the frequency and nature of unwanted online exposures to sexual solicitations and pornography since YISS-1. Additionally, YISS-2 goes beyond the findings of YISS-1 by...

Predicting and Preventing Neglect in Teen Mothers (2001-2007)

John G. Borkowski, Judy Carta, Steven F. Warren, Sharon L. Ramey, Kristi Guest, Bette Keltner, Robin Lanzi, Lorraine Klerman & Craig Ramey
The ‘Predicting And Preventing Child Neglect In Teen Mothers’ project was designed to assess the impact of varying degrees and types of neglect and poor parenting on children’s development during the first 3 years of life, including changes in intelligence and behavior, language, social and emotional well-being, physical growth, and health status. This study included a broad array of assessments related to the construct of childhood neglect, and can be used to test the developmental...

Developmental Victimization Survey (DVS), 2002-2003

Heather Turner & David Finkelhor
The Developmental Victimization Survey (DVS), was designed to obtain one-year incidence estimates of a comprehensive range of childhood victimizations across gender, race, and developmental stage. Conducted between December 2002, and February 2003, it assessed the experiences of a nationally representative sample of children age 2-17 living in the contiguous United States.The sample selection procedures were based on a list-assisted random digit dial (RDD) telephone survey design. A short interview was conducted with an adult caregiver...

Adolescent Outcome of Physically Abused Schoolchildren

Suzanne Salzinger, Richard Feldman & Daisy Ng-Mak
This study is designed to assess the outcomes in mid to late adolescence of preadolescent physically abused and matched non-maltreated children first studied at ages 9-12 years. The outcome domains were Externalizing Problem Behavior, Internalizing Problems and Emotional Disorder, Quality of Personal Relationships, Risk Behavior, and Aggression/Delinquency. For each, a model was proposed in which the path from preadolescent physical abuse to outcome is examined with respect to three classes of mediating variables hypothesized to...

Factors that Influence the Decision Not to Substantiate a CPS Referral

Diana English, Sherry C. Brummel, J. Christopher Graham & Laura K. Coghlan
This federally-funded study examined factors that influenced the decision not to substantiate a child protective services (CPS) referral after a child protective services investigation in Washington State. The study was conducted in three distinct phases. Phase I: Child Protective Record Review consisted of a review of administrative records. Records were extracted from the state child protective database (CAMIS) and a rich dataset of child, family and allegation variables was created. The variables include demographic information,...

An Ecological Developmental Perspective on the Consequences of Child Maltreatment (1995-1996)

Dante Cicchetti, Jody Manly & Michael Lynch
Cicchetti, Lynch, and Manly used the ecological-transactional model of child development to inform a three-part investigation of the links among child maltreatment, environmental conditions, and developmental outcomes. In the first part of the research, the investigators examined the links between community violence, domestic violence, and poverty and the multiple dimensions of child maltreatment assessed by the investigators’ classification system. In the second part of the research, the investigators examined the links between child maltreatment and...

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...

National Quality Improvement Center for the Representation of Children in Child Welfare (QIC-ChildRep)

Donald Duquette, Britany Orlebeke, Andres Zinn & Xiaomeng Zhou
In October 2009, the U.S. Children’s Bureau named the University of Michigan Law School the National Quality Improvement Center on the Representation of Children in the Child Welfare System (QIC-ChildRep). With funding of six million dollars over six years, the QIC-ChildRep was charged with gathering, developing and communicating knowledge on child representation and also with promoting consensus on the role of the child’s legal representative. These data were collected by Chapin Hall at the University...

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 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)...

National Youth in Transition Database (NYTD)-Services File, FY2011-2018

The John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program (CFCIP) was initiated in an effort to improve outcomes for youth in foster care who are likely to reach their 18th birthday without having found a permanent home. The program provides funding to states to develop and administer programs designed to help ease the transition from foster care to independence. The law that created CFCIP also required states to develop 1) a system for tracking the services...

National Youth in Transition Database (NYTD) - Outcomes Survey, Cohort Age 17 in FY2017

The John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program (CFCIP) was initiated in an effort to improve outcomes for youth in foster care who are likely to reach their 18th birthday without having found a permanent home. The program provides funding to states to develop and administer programs designed to help ease the transition from foster care to independence. The law that created CFCIP also required states to develop: 1) a system for tracking the services...

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...

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