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This methods brief assesses the usability and validity of two tools to assess one executive function, inhibitory…

This report provides a cross-sectional national overview of child welfare services as reported by 46 state…

This report provides information about the characteristics of children and families who came into contact with…

This report focuses on data collected from local agencies participating in NSCAW II…

This is a table detailing the Child, Family, and Caseworker Constructs, Their Rationale and the Source in NSCAW…

By giving care to their relatives’ children, kinship caregivers help preserve family ties and provide…

This brief uses data from the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW) to examine the use of…

More than half of the children in the NSCAW II sample report four or more adverse childhood experiences.  This finding is from a brief that uses the second cohort of the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW II) to examine rates of adverse childhood experiences among children who have been reported for maltreatment to the child welfare system.  It also compares this sample’s adverse experiences to those reported in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...

After children spend 12 to 18 continuous months in foster care, their chances of leaving foster care decrease rapidly, and once children spend 36 to 42 continuous months in foster care, their chances of leaving foster care are extremely low. These were findings from the analysis of several years of data from the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW) to examine the risk of remaining in long-term foster care.  The research brief focuses on the following questions...

About one fifth of children are reported for maltreatment again within 18 months of an investigation by child...