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Message ID: 10898
Date: 2021-03-22

Author:Andres Arroyo

Subject:NDACAN Updata Newsletter, Spring 2021 (Vol. 53)

THE NDACAN UPDATA Spring 2021 (Vol. 53) The NDACAN Updata is your source for important Archive announcements. RECENT DATA RELEASES The following new datasets were made available this quarter: * National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) Child File, FFY2019 by the Children’s Bureau (Dataset #237) The following updates to previously released datasets were made available this quarter: * The First National Juvenile Online Victimization Incidence Study (N-JOV) by Finkelhor, D., Mitchell, K., & Wolak, J. (Dataset #135), version 1.1 (*note: Existing N-JOV data users can visit the dataset's webpage to download the upgraded dataset documentation. No changes were made to the data.) HISTORICAL DATA ACQUISITIONS In the coming weeks, NDACAN will release data from the Voluntary Cooperative Information System (VCIS). The VCIS provides annual, state-level aggregate data on children entering, currently in, and exiting foster care from 1982 to 1995. The data include information on children's age, sex, and race/ethnicity, as well as on various aspects of children's care. Users can link VCIS data to aggregated AFCARS data to create cross-section time series spanning nearly four decades. The July 28th session of the upcoming 2021 Summer Training Webinar Series will be dedicated to introducing users to the VCIS, including it's possible uses and important limitations. MONTHLY OFFICE HOURS NDACAN will be hosting monthly office hours from 11am to 12pm EST on the 4th Friday of each month from now thru atleast June. The event will be an opportunity to chat with our team and other data users in an informal setting and ask questions about our datasets. The events will be split between 30 minutes of open time and 30 minutes of dedicated time to a special visitor or theme. Please take a look at our schedule of forthcoming themes on the Events page of our website (https://www.ndacan.acf.hhs.gov/events/events.cfm) and plan to join us for an office hour event by visiting this link https://cornell.zoom.us/webinar/register/4916080462023/WN_9UdYW4j9QD6YIhiZkEhcjA and selecting a date. We hope you’ll join us for our next office hour event. If you are not able to attend an office hour event, no worries as researchers are always welcome to submit dataset questions to NDACANsupport@cornell.edu . * March 26th: Academic Jobs Q & A * April 23rd: Data User Flash Talks * May 28th: Panel- Racial Equity in Child Welfare and How NDACAN Data Can Help Us Understand This * June 25th: Linking NDACAN Data with External Data Products 2021 NDACAN SUMMER TRAINING WEBINAR SERIES NDACAN’s summer training webinar series is focused on secondary data analysis support for research using NDACAN data products. This year the event will be held every Wednesday 12-1pm EST from July 7th to August 11th, 2021. This training series will center on practical and applied training on data management and analysis strategies and will be hosted by staff at the NDACAN. This series will provide a robust overview of our survey-based data offerings, knowledge of our research support services, and applied analysis skills to begin or push forward a research study using our data. For more information, visit: https://www.ndacan.acf.hhs.gov/events/2021-summer-webinars/2021-summer-webinars-listing.cfm * July 7th - Introduction to NDACAN * July 14th - Survey-Based Data Holdings * July 21st - Administrative Data (NCANDS, AFCARS) Linking * July 28th - VCIS Data and Special Populations * August 4th - Multilevel Modeling Workshop * August 11th - Latent Class Analysis Workshop CALL FOR DATA USERS TO SEND CITATIONS NDACAN maintains a reference list of scholarly work produced using Archive data. You can access the Child Abuse and Neglect Digital Library (canDL) from our Publications page. Please visit the canDL to see if your publications using Archive data are included and contact us if you have references to add (NDACANsupport@cornell.edu ). When submitting citations, please be sure to include the doi link. Featured Publications: Follow us on Twitter @NDACAN_CU to see recent publications posted by us and members of the child maltreatment research community who are using NDACAN data. Researchers, who publish articles based upon NDACAN data, are encouraged to tag us @NDACAN_CU , include a clickable link to the article by including "https://doi.org/" in front of the doi number, and hashtag the dataset abbreviation and/or number (#NCANDS, #NYTD, #DS223, etc.). * Adoption and Foster Care Reporting System (AFCARS) Lloyd Sieger, M. H. (2020). Foster Care Factors and Permanency for Children With Substance-Related Removals. Families in Society. doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/1044389420947225 * Adoption and Foster Care Reporting System (AFCARS) & National Youth in Transition Database (NYTD) Huang, H., Li, Y., & Campbell, J. M. (2021). Do Independent Living Services Protect Youth Aging Out Foster Care From Adverse Outcomes? An Evaluation Using National Data.Child Maltreatment. doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/1077559521992119 * Longitudinal Studies on Child Abuse and Neglect (LONGSCAN) Allen, E. K., Desir, M. P., &Shenk, C. E. (2021). Child maltreatment and adolescent externalizing behavior: Examining the indirect and cross-lagged pathways of prosocial peer activities. Child Abuse & Neglect, 111. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2020.104796 * National Survey on Child and Adolescent Well-being (NSCAW) LaBrenz, C. A., Baiden, P., Faulkner, M., & Fong, R. (2020). Service utilization and association with recurrences of child maltreatment post-reunification. Journal of Public Child Welfare,1-26. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/15548732.2020.1850602 FORTHCOMING DATASETS * LONGSCAN Young Adult Data by the LONGSCAN Consortium (Dataset #219) * Permanency Innovation Initiative (PII): The Kansas Intensive Permanency Project by Westat (Dataset #224) * National Child Welfare Workforce Initiative (NCWWI) Comprehensive Organizational Health Assessment by Leake, R., Rienks, S.L., de Guzman, A., He, A.S., & Stahlschmidt, M.J. (Dataset #246) * Voluntary Cooperative Information System (VCIS), 1982-1995 by APHSA, Roehrkasse, A.F., Fontaine, C., McDowall, L., Sernaker, S. & Covington, C. C. (Dataset #247) STAY CONNECTED TO #NDACAN For the latest updates on NDACAN activities, make sure to follow us on Twitter @NDACAN_CU . In addition to recent data release announcements, you can see reminders about our various user support services. The well-being of children is especially crucial in our current times. This is why we curate our NDACAN Twitter content to reflect the status quo and potential uses of NDACAN data holdings for both child welfare researchers and practitioners. Whether it is a recent publication or presentation, make sure to tweet @NDACAN_CU to share the various ways that NDACAN is advancing the field of child welfare research. CALL FOR DATASETS Research has demonstrated an increased citation rate for publications whose investigators share data. Depositing your data with NDACAN can facilitate long-term preservation and provide researchers access to your data for secondary analysis. The Archive is seeking quantitative datasets to add to our collection. Please contact us (NDACANsupport@cornell.edu ) if you have data or know of data that would benefit researchers or check out the Contribute Data page of our website. Are you a member of our Child Maltreatment Research List Serve (CMRL)? The Archive moderates an e-mail list for discussions of research issues relevant to child abuse and neglect. To subscribe or to alter your subscription, visit our CMRL page. This notice is sent to all users of Archive data and to active members of our mailing list. If you would like to be removed from our mailing list, please contact aa17@cornell.edu . NDACAN is a project of the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research located in the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. The National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect is a service of the Children’s Bureau | Administration for Children and Families | U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

THE NDACAN UPDATA Spring 2021 (Vol. 53) The NDACAN Updata is your source for important Archive announcements. RECENT DATA RELEASES The following new datasets were made available this quarter: * National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) Child File, FFY2019 by the Children’s Bureau (Dataset #237) The following updates to previously released datasets were made available this quarter: * The First National Juvenile Online Victimization Incidence Study (N-JOV) by Finkelhor, D., Mitchell, K., & Wolak, J. (Dataset #135), version 1.1 (*note: Existing N-JOV data users can visit the dataset's webpage to download the upgraded dataset documentation. No changes were made to the data.) HISTORICAL DATA ACQUISITIONS In the coming weeks, NDACAN will release data from the Voluntary Cooperative Information System (VCIS). The VCIS provides annual, state-level aggregate data on children entering, currently in, and exiting foster care from 1982 to 1995. The data include information on children's age, sex, and race/ethnicity, as well as on various aspects of children's care. Users can link VCIS data to aggregated AFCARS data to create cross-section time series spanning nearly four decades. The July 28th session of the upcoming 2021 Summer Training Webinar Series will be dedicated to introducing users to the VCIS, including it's possible uses and important limitations. MONTHLY OFFICE HOURS NDACAN will be hosting monthly office hours from 11am to 12pm EST on the 4th Friday of each month from now thru atleast June. The event will be an opportunity to chat with our team and other data users in an informal setting and ask questions about our datasets. The events will be split between 30 minutes of open time and 30 minutes of dedicated time to a special visitor or theme. Please take a look at our schedule of forthcoming themes on the Events page of our website (https://www.ndacan.acf.hhs.gov/events/events.cfm) and plan to join us for an office hour event by visiting this link https://cornell.zoom.us/webinar/register/4916080462023/WN_9UdYW4j9QD6YIhiZkEhcjA and selecting a date. We hope you’ll join us for our next office hour event. If you are not able to attend an office hour event, no worries as researchers are always welcome to submit dataset questions to NDACANsupportcornell.edu . * March 26th: Academic Jobs Q & A * April 23rd: Data User Flash Talks * May 28th: Panel- Racial Equity in Child Welfare and How NDACAN Data Can Help Us Understand This * June 25th: Linking NDACAN Data with External Data Products 2021 NDACAN SUMMER TRAINING WEBINAR SERIES NDACAN’s summer training webinar series is focused on secondary data analysis support for research using NDACAN data products. This year the event will be held every Wednesday 12-1pm EST from July 7th to August 11th, 2021. This training series will center on practical and applied training on data management and analysis strategies and will be hosted by staff at the NDACAN. This series will provide a robust overview of our survey-based data offerings, knowledge of our research support services, and applied analysis skills to begin or push forward a research study using our data. For more information, visit: https://www.ndacan.acf.hhs.gov/events/2021-summer-webinars/2021-summer-webinars-listing.cfm * July 7th - Introduction to NDACAN * July 14th - Survey-Based Data Holdings * July 21st - Administrative Data (NCANDS, AFCARS) Linking * July 28th - VCIS Data and Special Populations * August 4th - Multilevel Modeling Workshop * August 11th - Latent Class Analysis Workshop CALL FOR DATA USERS TO SEND CITATIONS NDACAN maintains a reference list of scholarly work produced using Archive data. You can access the Child Abuse and Neglect Digital Library (canDL) from our Publications page. Please visit the canDL to see if your publications using Archive data are included and contact us if you have references to add (NDACANsupportcornell.edu ). When submitting citations, please be sure to include the doi link. Featured Publications: Follow us on Twitter NDACAN_CU to see recent publications posted by us and members of the child maltreatment research community who are using NDACAN data. Researchers, who publish articles based upon NDACAN data, are encouraged to tag us NDACAN_CU , include a clickable link to the article by including "https://doi.org/" in front of the doi number, and hashtag the dataset abbreviation and/or number (#NCANDS, #NYTD, #DS223, etc.). * Adoption and Foster Care Reporting System (AFCARS) Lloyd Sieger, M. H. (2020). Foster Care Factors and Permanency for Children With Substance-Related Removals. Families in Society. doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/1044389420947225 * Adoption and Foster Care Reporting System (AFCARS) & National Youth in Transition Database (NYTD) Huang, H., Li, Y., & Campbell, J. M. (2021). Do Independent Living Services Protect Youth Aging Out Foster Care From Adverse Outcomes? An Evaluation Using National Data.Child Maltreatment. doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/1077559521992119 * Longitudinal Studies on Child Abuse and Neglect (LONGSCAN) Allen, E. K., Desir, M. P., &Shenk, C. E. (2021). Child maltreatment and adolescent externalizing behavior: Examining the indirect and cross-lagged pathways of prosocial peer activities. Child Abuse & Neglect, 111. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2020.104796 * National Survey on Child and Adolescent Well-being (NSCAW) LaBrenz, C. A., Baiden, P., Faulkner, M., & Fong, R. (2020). Service utilization and association with recurrences of child maltreatment post-reunification. Journal of Public Child Welfare,1-26. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/15548732.2020.1850602 FORTHCOMING DATASETS * LONGSCAN Young Adult Data by the LONGSCAN Consortium (Dataset #219) * Permanency Innovation Initiative (PII): The Kansas Intensive Permanency Project by Westat (Dataset #224) * National Child Welfare Workforce Initiative (NCWWI) Comprehensive Organizational Health Assessment by Leake, R., Rienks, S.L., de Guzman, A., He, A.S., & Stahlschmidt, M.J. (Dataset #246) * Voluntary Cooperative Information System (VCIS), 1982-1995 by APHSA, Roehrkasse, A.F., Fontaine, C., McDowall, L., Sernaker, S. & Covington, C. C. (Dataset #247) STAY CONNECTED TO #NDACAN For the latest updates on NDACAN activities, make sure to follow us on Twitter NDACAN_CU . In addition to recent data release announcements, you can see reminders about our various user support services. The well-being of children is especially crucial in our current times. This is why we curate our NDACAN Twitter content to reflect the status quo and potential uses of NDACAN data holdings for both child welfare researchers and practitioners. Whether it is a recent publication or presentation, make sure to tweet NDACAN_CU to share the various ways that NDACAN is advancing the field of child welfare research. CALL FOR DATASETS Research has demonstrated an increased citation rate for publications whose investigators share data. Depositing your data with NDACAN can facilitate long-term preservation and provide researchers access to your data for secondary analysis. The Archive is seeking quantitative datasets to add to our collection. Please contact us (NDACANsupportcornell.edu ) if you have data or know of data that would benefit researchers or check out the Contribute Data page of our website. Are you a member of our Child Maltreatment Research List Serve (CMRL)? The Archive moderates an e-mail list for discussions of research issues relevant to child abuse and neglect. To subscribe or to alter your subscription, visit our CMRL page. This notice is sent to all users of Archive data and to active members of our mailing list. If you would like to be removed from our mailing list, please contact aa17cornell.edu . NDACAN is a project of the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research located in the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. The National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect is a service of the Children’s Bureau | Administration for Children and Families | U.S. Department of Health and Human Services