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Message ID: 8479
Date: 2010-05-17

Author:Wells, Susan J

Subject:RE: What is the most common assessment tool applied in child welfare?

There are many such tools. See for example, http://cssr.berkeley.edu/bassc/public/risk_summ.pdf, for one review. Are you looking for something with specific reference to homelessness or are you most interested in what is commonly used in the field? Susan J. Wells Professor, Joint Appointment Psychology and Social Work University of British Columbia Okanagan Arts 333 3333 University Way Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada phone: 250-807-8163 fax: 250-807-8439 -----Original Message----- From: bounce-5828450-12990613@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-5828450-12990613@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Ruth Anne White Sent: May 17, 2010 8:43 AM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Subject: What is the most common assessment tool applied in child welfare? Dear All, I am working with the GAO on a study regarding homeless children. I have suggested that they review the housing elements contained in NCFAS, because I have assumed (perhaps inaccurately) that NCFAS (also NCFAS-R and NCFAS-G) is the most commonly used assessment tool and that NCFAS provides a good reference point for them in better understanding such tools. It occurs to me that many of you might have a better, more definitive answer to this question. Thank you in advance for considering this question! -Ruthie Ruth White, MSSA Executive Director National Center for Housing & Child Welfare 6711 Queens Chapel Rd University Park, MD 20782 phone 301-699-0151 toll free 866-790-6766 fax 301-699-0152 rwhite@nchcw.org www.nchcw.org   Strengthening America's families through affordable housing.

There are many such tools. See for example, http://cssr.berkeley.edu/bassc/public/risk_summ.pdf, for one review. Are you looking for something with specific reference to homelessness or are you most interested in what is commonly used in the field? Susan J. Wells Professor, Joint Appointment Psychology and Social Work University of British Columbia Okanagan Arts 333 3333 University Way Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada phone: 250-807-8163 fax: 250-807-8439 -----Original Message----- From: bounce-5828450-12990613list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-5828450-12990613list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Ruth Anne White Sent: May 17, 2010 8:43 AM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Subject: What is the most common assessment tool applied in child welfare? Dear All, I am working with the GAO on a study regarding homeless children. I have suggested that they review the housing elements contained in NCFAS, because I have assumed (perhaps inaccurately) that NCFAS (also NCFAS-R and NCFAS-G) is the most commonly used assessment tool and that NCFAS provides a good reference point for them in better understanding such tools. It occurs to me that many of you might have a better, more definitive answer to this question. Thank you in advance for considering this question! -Ruthie Ruth White, MSSA Executive Director National Center for Housing & Child Welfare 6711 Queens Chapel Rd University Park, MD 20782 phone 301-699-0151 toll free 866-790-6766 fax 301-699-0152 rwhitenchcw.org www.nchcw.org   Strengthening America's families through affordable housing.