Data

Why Understanding Racial Bias is Crucial for the Responsible Use of Predictive Analytics

Why Understanding Racial Bias is Crucial for the Responsible Use of Predictive Analytics Chronicle of Social Change – June 09, 2017 As big data tools like predictive analytics become more prevalent, child-welfare agencies must grapple with implicit racial bias if … Read More

Updated Database on Foster Care Placements

NCCPR has updated its interactive database on foster care placements. The database shows the proportion of children in each type of “care” (kinship foster care, foster care with strangers, group homes and institutions, etc.) in 2009 and 2010. Data are … Read More

Kids’ Share 2016: Report on Federal Expenditures on Children Through 2015 and Future Projections

Kids’ Share 2016 is the tenth annual analysis of federal spending and tax investments in children and families. The report finds the children’s share of the budget is projected to be vastly outweighed by interest that will be paid on the national debt. Kids’ Share … Read More

2017-kids-count-data-book

2017 KIDS COUNT Data Book (Press release) Annie E. Casey Foundation – June 13, 2017 The Annie E. Casey Foundation urged policymakers not to back away from targeted investments that help U.S. children become healthier, more likely to complete high … Read More

America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2017

The 20th in a series, this report presents a set of 41 key indicators that measure important aspects of children’s lives. It draws on various overarching frameworks to identify seven major domains that characterize the well-being of a child and … Read More

Child Abuse Deaths Rise – Child Maltreatment Report 2016

New data: child abuse deaths rise, notably in Texas, Indiana Associated Press – February 02, 2018 According to a report released this week by the Department of Health and Human Services, there were 1,700 fatalities resulting from child maltreatment reported … Read More

Complex Trauma Standardized Measures

Resource Description Is a table of standardized measures that are appropriate for children and families dealing with complex trauma.Published in 2018 – National Child Traumatic Stress Network Click to Access the document

Data Sharing: Courts and Child Welfare

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families (ACF) offers this technical assistance guidance to courts and child welfare agencies to assist and support the creation of automated, bi-directional (two-way) data exchanges between their respective … Read More

State Family Support Network – State Network Snapshots 2017

State Network Snapshots 2017.National Family Support Network. State by State Data2017https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/ec0538_4c6abc21c2e443aa9756d215719bb904.pdf

How States Use Medicaid Managed Care to Deliver Long-Term Services and Supports to Children with Special Health Care Needs: A 50-State Review of Medicaid Managed Care Contracts

How States Use Medicaid Managed Care to Deliver Long-Term Services and Supports to Children with Special Health Care Needs: A 50-State Review of Medicaid Managed Care Contracts.Honsberger, Kate. Holladay, Scott. Kim, Erin. VanLandeghem, Karen.National Academy for State Health Policy.2018https://nashp.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/MLTSS-and-CYSHCN-Issue-Brief-Final.pdf 50-State … Read More