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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), Foster Care File 2008

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 2006

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 2007

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...

Study of Fathers' Involvement in Permanency Placement Planning and Child Welfare Casework (2004-2005)

Karin Malm, Robert T. Geen & Timothy Triplett
Most foster children are not living with their fathers at the time they are removed from their homes. While in foster care these children may experience even less contact with their nonresident fathers. This study examined child welfare practices with respect to identifying, locating, and involving fathers of children in foster care including whether child support resources were used. Local agency caseworkers were interviewed by phone about nearly 2,000 foster children in four study states....

Runaway and Homeless Youth Management Information System (1992-1995)

Elaine Diepenbrock
It is estimated that over a million young people run away or become homeless each year. These youth face increasingly complex issues, including substance abuse, physical and sexual abuse, and AIDS. The serious issues faced by these youths are coupled with funding constraints among almost all agencies providing services to this population. In 1974 the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) authorized funding to assist community based programs to serve youth who were not otherwise...

Runaway and Homeless Youth Management Information System (1996)

Helen Papdopoulos & Elaine Diepenbrock
It is estimated that over a million young people run away or become homeless each year. These youth face increasingly complex issues, including substance abuse, physical and sexual abuse, and AIDS. The serious issues faced by these youths are coupled with funding constraints among almost all agencies providing services to this population. In 1974 the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) authorized funding to assist community based programs to serve youth who were not otherwise...

Regional Partnership Grants National Cross-Site Evaluation (RPG-2)

Debra Strong, Sarah Avellar, Russell Cole & Angela D'Angelo
To address the far-reaching consequences of adult substance use disorders on families and children, Congress in 2006 authorized, and in 2011 reauthorized, competitive grants to support partnerships among child welfare, substance use disorder treatment, and related organizations. The Children’s Bureau (CB) within the Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services established the Regional Partnership Grant (RPG) program, and in 2017 awarded grants...

Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS), Adoption File 2016

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 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...

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