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Message ID: 8240
Date: 2009-08-25

Author:Adolph.Simmons

Subject:Re: changing demographics of child welfare population

Contact the folks at Duke. They have been working with NC's DSS to

conduct research on CPS involved children as a part of its Multiple

Response and System of Care Initiatives.



http://www.pubpol.duke.edu/centers/child/



A. Simmons, Jr.



Kristen Shook Slack wrote:

> Hello colleagues.

>

> I am wondering if anyone has conducted or is aware of a longitudinal,

> multi-cohort study of CPS-involved families (preferably families at

> the CPS report or case-opening stage) that can shed light on whether

> the nature, severity and mix of presenting family problems/issues has

> changed over time, and specifically gotten more complex or more severe.

>

> I realize that there are lots of factors that influence CPS intake

> patterns that may also contribute to the changing nature/severity of

> problems CPS families are dealing with (e.g., changes in screening or

> case opening practices, etc), but am curious if there are existing

> studies that are designed in the above way that can at least provide

> some descriptive data on changes over time in presenting problems.

> Preferably a study that involves a relatively recent cohort.

>

> Thanks.

>

> -Kristi

>









Contact the folks at Duke. They have been working with NC's DSS to

conduct research on CPS involved children as a part of its Multiple

Response and System of Care Initiatives.



http://www.pubpol.duke.edu/centers/child/



A. Simmons, Jr.



Kristen Shook Slack wrote:

> Hello colleagues.

>

> I am wondering if anyone has conducted or is aware of a longitudinal,

> multi-cohort study of CPS-involved families (preferably families at

> the CPS report or case-opening stage) that can shed light on whether

> the nature, severity and mix of presenting family problems/issues has

> changed over time, and specifically gotten more complex or more severe.

>

> I realize that there are lots of factors that influence CPS intake

> patterns that may also contribute to the changing nature/severity of

> problems CPS families are dealing with (e.g., changes in screening or

> case opening practices, etc), but am curious if there are existing

> studies that are designed in the above way that can at least provide

> some descriptive data on changes over time in presenting problems.

> Preferably a study that involves a relatively recent cohort.

>

> Thanks.

>

> -Kristi

>