Final Report to the Office of the
Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
Grant Number HHS 100-93-0024
John Van Voorhis
Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago
The focus of this study is on the key events that individual children may experience in the public child welfare service system. This report discusses the importance of this type of research, the issues that can be addressed with the information produced, an initial set of analyses addressing key questions in child welfare and an agenda for future work.