Performance Improvement 2011-2012. What Are The Experiences of Children Involved With The Child Welfare System As They Transition to Adolescence?

01/01/2012

This study was the third in a series presenting findings from the National Survey on Child and Adolescent Wellbeing Wave 5 follow-up. It provided information about 1,484 adolescents who were reported for maltreatment to the child welfare system when they were between 3 and 11 years old.

Some children's cases were closed after investigation while others had a case opened to child welfare services. Although the majority of the children remained at home after investigation, a small proportion was removed from their homes. Six to seven years after the child protective services investigation, these adolescents were 11 to 17 years old.

Report Title: Children Involved with Child Welfare: A Transition to Adolescence (Wave 5 NSCAW Follow-up) http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/opre/abuse_neglect/nscaw/reports/transition_to_adolescence/wave5_adolescence_report_final.pdf
Agency Sponsor: ACF-OPRE, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
Federal Contact: Mary Webb, 202-205-8628
Performer: Research Triangle Institute
Record ID: 9717 (Report completed April 15, 2010)

 

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