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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...

National Youth in Transition Database (NYTD) Services File

In 1999, Public Law 106-169 established the John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program (CFCIP), granting funding to States to provide independent living services to foster care youth transitioning to adulthood. The law also requires the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) to develop a data collection system to track the independent living services provided to youth and to develop outcomes that measure States' performance in preparing youth for their transition from foster care to...

National Youth in Transition Database (NYTD) Services File 2021

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...

Contact After Adoption or Guardianship: Child Welfare Agency and Family Interactions

Nancy Rolock, Kevin White, Heather Ringeisen, Rose Domanico, Rong Bai & Leyla Stambaugh
The purpose of the Understanding Postadoption and Guardianship Instability for Children and Youth Who Exit Foster Care project is to examine rates of instability, factors associated with instability, and the supports and resources that promote post-permanency stability. Ultimately, the project aims to support efforts to build the capacity of federal, state, and local agencies to get accurate information about instability for children who exit foster care to adoption or guardianship. In order to examine these...

National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) Child File (FY2020)

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), Foster Care File 2018

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...

Understanding Post Adoption and Guardianship Instability for Children and Youth Who Exit Foster Care (PAGI): The NSCAW Adoption Study

Heather Ringeisen, Rose Domanico, Nancy Rolock, Kevin White, Stephen Tueller & Leyla Stambaugh
The purpose of the Understanding Postadoption and Guardianship Instability for Children and Youth Who Exit Foster Care (or PAGI) project is to examine rates of instability, factors associated with instability, and the supports and resources that promote post-permanency stability. Ultimately, the project aims to support efforts to build the capacity of federal, state, and local agencies to get accurate information about instability for children who exit foster care to adoption or guardianship. In order to...

State Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN) Policies Database 2019-2021

Elizabeth C. Weigensberg, Nuzhat Islam, Jean Knab, Mary A. Grider, Jeremy Page & Addison Larson
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...

National Youth in Transition Database (NYTD) - Outcomes Survey, Cohort Age 17 in FY2017, Waves 1-3

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...

Regional Partnership Grants National Cross-Site Evaluation (RPG-4)

Sarah Avellar, Angela D'Angelo, Elizabeth Weigensberg, Juliette Henke & Yange Xue
To address the far-reaching consequences of adult substance use disorders on families and children, Congress authorized competitive grants to support partnerships among child welfare, substance abuse treatment, and related organizations. 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 to implement programs to meet the needs of this target population. CB funded...

Quality Improvement Center for Adoption and Guardianship Support and Preservation

Rowena Fong & Nancy Rolock
The Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Service established the National Quality Improvement Center for Adoption and Guardianship Support and Preservation (QIC-AG). In October 2014, the QIC-AG was awarded to Spaulding for Children in partnership with The University of Texas at Austin, The University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The QIC-AG was designed to promote permanence, when reunification is no longer...

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  • Duke University
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  • United States Department of Health and Human Services
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  • Case Western Reserve University
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  • East Carolina University
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  • Mathematica Policy Research
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  • RTI International
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  • The University of Texas at Austin
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  • Cornell University
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  • Stockholm University
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  • Butler University
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