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Message ID: 10331
Date: 2018-02-01

Author:Jonson-Reid, Melissa

Subject:Re: The Boston Globe: CAPTA Reviewers

You may have already spoken to them but the Casey Family Foundation has been involved in a number of reform issues over the years and has ties to many of the state leaders Melissa ________________________________ From: bounce-122249836-44915652@list.cornell.edu on behalf of Richard Sent: Thursday, February 1, 2018 8:32 AM To: 'Child Maltreatment Researchers' Subject: RE: The Boston Globe: CAPTA Reviewers Emily, first – Last month I spoke a couple of times with what I assume is a team member of yours about this project, Sanya Monsoor, mostly about differential response. She may have information already that would help but I’m happy to talk about it some more. I have a perspective on items 1,2 and 4 on your list. I can suggest one or two people to talk with regarding your guardian ad litem questions. On number 5, there is an administrative appeals process and a central registry, but I don’t know those areas in depth, I think people at the state Department of Human Services would be best to talk with about that. Again I can suggest someone to contact. I’ll wait to hear from you about how I can be helpful. Rich Gehrman From: bounce-122247699-44670726@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-122247699-44670726@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Palmer, Emily Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 3:19 PM To: child-maltreatment-research-l@list.cornell.edu Subject: The Boston Globe: CAPTA Reviewers Hi, The Boston Globe is working on a story regarding the challenges of state compliance with the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA). This summer we sent a survey to every state's child welfare agency (+DC). The survey included a comprehensive list of 78 CAPTA-related questions separated into sections. The five areas of CAPTA we're looking at are: 1) Implementation of Plans of safe care 2) Implementation of differential response 3) Both a written plan for when and how guardians ad litem interact with children in the court system (are they there for the entire length of the case or just sometimes, is anyone actually appointed at all) as well as if this is happening in reality. Appointments and training are also of interest to me. 4) The collection and dissemination of child death data 5) The existence of an administrative appeals process for those accused of abuse and neglect if a central registry of abusers exists in the state Many states have responded to the survey sent in August and some have not. We now need to get answers to the survey for the states that have not responded (which we will then hand to the unresponsive states for review) and to check the answers in the surveys for the states who have already responded. Multiple eyes will be on all of these surveys, so the answers don't rely just on one person. We're looking for people who have general experience in a particular state or specific experience in one of the provisions for a particular state(s). If you're interested in helping out, please email me at: emily.palmer@globe.com , so I can send you a copy of the survey, as well as the information we have pertaining to your area of expertise. Thanks so much. Emily Palmer The Boston Globe Spotlight Fellow emily.palmer@globe.com 919.601.7282 (cell)

You may have already spoken to them but the Casey Family Foundation has been involved in a number of reform issues over the years and has ties to many of the state leaders Melissa ________________________________ From: bounce-122249836-44915652list.cornell.edu on behalf of Richard Sent: Thursday, February 1, 2018 8:32 AM To: 'Child Maltreatment Researchers' Subject: RE: The Boston Globe: CAPTA Reviewers Emily, first – Last month I spoke a couple of times with what I assume is a team member of yours about this project, Sanya Monsoor, mostly about differential response. She may have information already that would help but I’m happy to talk about it some more. I have a perspective on items 1,2 and 4 on your list. I can suggest one or two people to talk with regarding your guardian ad litem questions. On number 5, there is an administrative appeals process and a central registry, but I don’t know those areas in depth, I think people at the state Department of Human Services would be best to talk with about that. Again I can suggest someone to contact. I’ll wait to hear from you about how I can be helpful. Rich Gehrman From: bounce-122247699-44670726list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-122247699-44670726list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Palmer, Emily Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 3:19 PM To: child-maltreatment-research-llist.cornell.edu Subject: The Boston Globe: CAPTA Reviewers Hi, The Boston Globe is working on a story regarding the challenges of state compliance with the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA). This summer we sent a survey to every state's child welfare agency (+DC). The survey included a comprehensive list of 78 CAPTA-related questions separated into sections. The five areas of CAPTA we're looking at are: 1) Implementation of Plans of safe care 2) Implementation of differential response 3) Both a written plan for when and how guardians ad litem interact with children in the court system (are they there for the entire length of the case or just sometimes, is anyone actually appointed at all) as well as if this is happening in reality. Appointments and training are also of interest to me. 4) The collection and dissemination of child death data 5) The existence of an administrative appeals process for those accused of abuse and neglect if a central registry of abusers exists in the state Many states have responded to the survey sent in August and some have not. We now need to get answers to the survey for the states that have not responded (which we will then hand to the unresponsive states for review) and to check the answers in the surveys for the states who have already responded. Multiple eyes will be on all of these surveys, so the answers don't rely just on one person. We're looking for people who have general experience in a particular state or specific experience in one of the provisions for a particular state(s). If you're interested in helping out, please email me at: emily.palmerglobe.com , so I can send you a copy of the survey, as well as the information we have pertaining to your area of expertise. Thanks so much. Emily Palmer The Boston Globe Spotlight Fellow emily.palmerglobe.com 919.601.7282 (cell)