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Published: August 21, 2012
Reporting Systems

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 (Public Law 93-247) as amended.

  • NCANDS Survey Instrument - This section contains the survey instruments for the Summary Data Component and the Detailed Case Data Component, as well as the glossary of terms.
  • Data Profile Programming Logic - Programming logic (SPSS syntax) for use with both NCANDS and AFCARS data for the Child Welfare Outcomes and Measures and the Child and Family Services Review Data Profile.