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  • December 2017/January 2018
  • Vol. 18, No. 9

Spotlight on Safety and Decision-Making

Read about the two domains recently added to the North Carolina Family Assessment Scale for General and Reunification Services, how predictive risk modeling can ameliorate the shortcomings of the current approaches to risk assessment and decision-making used by child protective services, and the Children's Bureau's Child Welfare Virtual Expo Learning Experience and its resources to help improve the quality of assessments and best practices for data-informed decision-making.

  • Two Domains Added to the NCFAS G+R
    Recent research has fueled increasing interest among child welfare practitioners on the effects of trauma on families and children in the child welfare system. Adverse experiences (e.g.,...
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  • Predictive Risk Modeling in Context
    Child maltreatment, both chronic and acute, is a growing concern within the field of child welfare. Of the 6.6 million children referred to child protective services (CPS) in the United States in...
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  • Child Welfare Virtual Expo 2017 Learning Experience
    The Children's Bureau's Child Welfare Virtual Expo 2017 Learning Experience provides child welfare professionals with resources to help improve the quality of assessments and best practices for...
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