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National Child Welfare Workforce Institute (NCWWI) Comprehensive Organizational Health Assessment

Robin Leake, Shauna Rienks, Anna de Guzman, Amy S. He & Mary Jo Stahlschmidt
The growing complexities of child welfare work require the skills of a high-performing and effective workforce that not only has the competencies to do this difficult work, but the resiliency to thrive in a high-pressure agency environment. The National Child Welfare Workforce Institute (NCWWI) is funded by the Children's Bureau to increase child welfare practice effectiveness through workforce systems development, organizational interventions, and change leadership. The data archived here come from the NCWWI Workforce Excellence...

National Youth in Transition Database (NYTD) - Outcomes File, Cohort Age 17 in FY2020, Wave 1

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 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...

State Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN) Policies Database 2019

Elizabeth C. Weigensberg, Nuzhat Islam, Jean Knab, Mary A. Grider, Jeremy Page & Sarah Bardin
The State Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN) Policies Database, supported by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human services, compiles data on state definitions and policies related to the surveillance of child maltreatment incidence and associated risk and protective factors. The SCAN Policies Database is a resource for researchers, analysts, and others who are interested in examining differences in definitions and policies on child...

Voluntary Cooperative Information System (VCIS) Multi-Year File (1982-1995)

Alexander F. Roehrkasse, Chiara Fontaine, LeAnn McDowall, Sarah Sernaker & Clayton C. Covington
The Voluntary Cooperative Information System (VCIS) compiled aggregate information about children who experienced substitute care in the United States between 1982 and 1995. Substitute care data were collected voluntarily by the American Public Welfare Association (APWA) from state agencies administering public child welfare programs. VCIS data are annual state-level counts of children entering, in, and exiting substitute care, tabulated by various child attributes such as age, sex, race/ethnicity, or duration of care. The VCIS therefore...

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

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...

Adoption and Foster Care Analysis System (AFCARS) Adoption File

The Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) is a federally mandated data collection system that receives case-level information on all children in foster care and those who have been adopted with a state agency’s involvement and report this data to the Department of Health and Human Services/Administration for Children and Families/Administration on Children Youth and Families/Children’s Bureau. From the Children’s Bureau, the data collected by AFCARS is submitted to the National Data...

Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS), Foster Care File 2020

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...

Registration Year

  • 2021
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Resource Types

  • Dataset
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Affiliations

  • United States Department of Health and Human Services
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