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Message ID: 9376
Date: 2013-02-15

Author:Shaw, Terry

Subject:Examples of system level birth record and child welfare data system linkage

We are interested in information on legislation, or research, that utilizes both data from birth records and from the child welfare data system (such as a record of past terminations of parental rights) or from corrections (prior felonious assaults or sex crimes) to identify and serve vulnerable populations. I am aware of such systems operating in Michigan, and Maryland and would like to know of other such systems. The link below is to a paper discussing the Birth Match process that will be published in the Journal of Public Child Welfare. This reflects the kind of use we are looking for but we are interested in other applications of data linking in real time with birth records or criminal records to identify birth families that may need additional attention. http://www.family.umaryland.edu/ryc_research_and_evaluation/publication_product_files/unpublished_manuscripts/index.htm If you have any information about policies or procedures that apply such a strategy, please contact Terry Shaw at tshaw@ssw.umaryland.edu or Rick Barth at rbarth@ssw.umaryland.edu. We will compile this information and make it available. Terry V. Shaw, Ph.D., MSW, MPH Assistant Professor School of Social Work University of Maryland Baltimore, MD 21212 (410) 706 - 3811 (410) 706 - 3133 (fax) tshaw@ssw.umaryland.edu

We are interested in information on legislation, or research, that utilizes both data from birth records and from the child welfare data system (such as a record of past terminations of parental rights) or from corrections (prior felonious assaults or sex crimes) to identify and serve vulnerable populations. I am aware of such systems operating in Michigan, and Maryland and would like to know of other such systems. The link below is to a paper discussing the Birth Match process that will be published in the Journal of Public Child Welfare. This reflects the kind of use we are looking for but we are interested in other applications of data linking in real time with birth records or criminal records to identify birth families that may need additional attention. http://www.family.umaryland.edu/ryc_research_and_evaluation/publication_product_files/unpublished_manuscripts/index.htm If you have any information about policies or procedures that apply such a strategy, please contact Terry Shaw at tshawssw.umaryland.edu or Rick Barth at rbarthssw.umaryland.edu. We will compile this information and make it available. Terry V. Shaw, Ph.D., MSW, MPH Assistant Professor School of Social Work University of Maryland Baltimore, MD 21212 (410) 706 - 3811 (410) 706 - 3133 (fax) tshawssw.umaryland.edu