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child abuse and neglect Digital Library

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Dataset Title Zotero Tag Name
Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS)AFCARS
Longitudinal Studies on Child Abuse and Neglect (LONGSCAN), ages 0-18LONGSCAN
National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS)NCANDS
National Incidence Study of Child Abuse and Neglect (NIS) Years Available: 1980 (NIS-1), 1987 (NIS-2), 1996 (NIS -3), 2006 (NIS-4)NIS(1 to 4)
The National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW)NSCAW
National Youth in Transition Database - Services File, FY2013 / Outcomes File, FY2013NYTD
Substantiation of Child Abuse and Neglect Reports, 198550-Substantiation
The Second National Incidence Studies of Child Abuse and Neglect51-NIS2
National Incidence Studies of Child Abuse and Neglect52-NIS1
Los Angeles Times Poll, 198554-LATIMES
National Family Violence Survey, 198555-NFVS85
Youth Information Form: Data from Runaway and Homeless Youth Programs, 1987-199057-YIF
Maltreatment and the Academic and Social Adjustment of School Children, 1987-198859-COMPSTUD
National Family Violence Survey, 197660-NFVS76
Family Structure and Functioning in Neglectful Families, 1991-199366-Gaudin
Victimization and Other Risk Factors for Child Maltreatment Among School-Age Parents: A Longitudinal Study, 1988- 199267-Risk
The Maltreatment of Children with Disabilities and Child Maltreatment in Substance Abusing Families, 199168-DisabilitySubst
Child Maltreatment Recurrences Among Families Served by Child Protective Services, 1984 to 199269-Zuravin
Third National Incidence Study on Child Abuse and Neglect (NIS-3)70-NIS3
National Study of Protective, Preventive, and Reunification Services Delivered to Children and Their Families, 199471-NISPPRS
National Youth Risk Prevention Survey, 1992-199472-NYVPS
National Survey of Current and Former Foster Parents, 199379-FosterParents
Sensitively Assessing Children's Testimonial Competence81-Saywitz
Decision-making in Child Protective Services: A Study of Effectiveness, Phase I, 199783-English
A Comparative Study of the Use and Effectiveness of Different Risk Assessment Models in CPS Decision Making Processes84-Baird
Parenting Among Women Sexually Abused in Childhood85-Parenting
Children's Eyewitness Reports after Exposure to Misinformation from Parents, 1994-199588-Poole
Neighborhood and Household Factors in the Etiology of Child Maltreatment94-Korbin
An Ecological Developmental Perspective on the Consequences of Child Maltreatment (1995-1996)96-Cicchetti
Physical Abuse Treatment Outcome Project: Application of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) to Physically Abusive Parents100-Chaffin
Gallup Poll: Child Abuse Study, 1995106-Gallup
Factors that Influence the Decision Not to Substantiate a CPS Referral107-English
Longitudinal Pathways to Resilience in Maltreated Children110-Cicchetti
Social Relationships of Physically Abused Schoolchildren112-Salzinger-SocRPAS
Child Neglect: Cross Sector Service Paths and Outcomes (1993-2001)116-Jonson-Reid
Adolescent Outcome of Physically Abused Schoolchildren117-Salzinger-Soccogfl
Study of Fathers' Involvement in Permanency Placement Planning and Child Welfare Casework (2004-2005)122-Urban Institute
Comparing Policy and Demographic Environments Across States125-State-Context
Developmental Victimization Survey (DVS), 2002-2003126-DVS
The National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW-1)127-132-NSCAW1
Mental Health Service Use Of Youth Leaving Foster Care (Voyages) 2001-2003133-Voyages
First Youth Internet Safety Survey (YISS-1)134-YISS1
National Juvenile Online Victimization Incidence Study (NJOV-1)135-NJOV1
Predicting and Preventing Neglect in Teen Mothers (2001-2007)140-Borkowski
Fourth National Incidence Study of Child Abuse and Neglect (NIS-4)147-NIS4
Second Youth Internet Safety Survey (YISS-2)159-YISS2
Multi-Site Evaluation of Foster Youth Programs (Chafee Independent Living Evaluation Project), 2001-2010161-NORC-Foster-Care
Second National Juvenile Online Victimization Study (NJOV-2)162-NJOV2
The National Survey on Child and Adolescent Well-Being II (NSCAW-2) 172-173-NSCAW2
Runaway and Homeless Youth Management Information System (1992-1995)RHYMIS
Targeted Grants to Increase the Well-Being of, and to Improve the Permanency Outcomes for, Children Affected by Methamphetamine or Other Substance Abuse: September 30, 2007, to September 30, 2012 (RPG-1)191-RPG1
Cross Site Evaluation – Quality Improvement Center for Differential Response (QIC-DR)194-QICDR
The Flint MDT Study (March 2014- January 2016)205-Flint
Third National Juvenile Online Victimization Incidence Study (NJOV-3)209-NJOV3
National Quality Improvement Center for the Representation of Children in Child Welfare (QIC-ChildRep)212-QIC-ChildRep
Regional Partnership Grants National Cross-Site Evaluation (RPG-2)218-RPG2
Regional Partnership Grants National Cross-Site Evaluation: Round Three Sites (RPG-3)223-RPG3
National Child Welfare Information Study (NCWIS)236-NCWIS
State Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN) Policies Database245-SCAN-Policies
State Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN) Policies Database247-VCIS

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