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Summer Training Webinar Series 2020
"New Horizons for Child Welfare Data"


While much of the research focused on child welfare has used survey-based data or locally linked data, national linked administrative data and new acquisitions in historical data have created novel and enthusing opportunities for insights in the field. The 2020 summer training series focused on the NDACAN's new historical data acquisition and national linked administrative data. The sessions highlighted the available data, the types of questions these data can provide insight to, and how NDACAN can support researchers in these endeavors.

  • July 1, 2020 - Introduction to NDACAN
  • July 8, 2020 - Historical Data
  • July 15, 2020 - Research Example using Historical Data
  • July 22, 2020 - Administrative Data (NCANDS, AFCARS, NYTD)
  • August 5, 2020 - Research Example using Linked Administrative Data
    • Presenter: Frank Edwards, Ph.D., Rutgers University
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  • August 12, 2020 - Linking Administrative Data in SPSS