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Message ID: 8011
Date: 2009-01-15

Author:Todd McDonald

Subject:berkeley child welfare data

someone on the list suggested using the child welfare data system on the berkeley social welfare website. it seems like a great resource. i just can't figure out what some of the codes mean. i was looking at the placement data, point in time, but there are three foster care groups; kin, foster care, and ffa. what is ffa? is that the same as foster care? does it include kin placements? thank you. t. mcdonald

someone on the list suggested using the child welfare data system on the berkeley social welfare website. it seems like a great resource. i just can't figure out what some of the codes mean. i was looking at the placement data, point in time, but there are three foster care groups; kin, foster care, and ffa. what is ffa? is that the same as foster care? does it include kin placements? thank you. t. mcdonald