Examines the landscape for using integrated datasets to inform child welfare system efforts
Explores use of integrated data to detect, prevent, and respond to child maltreatment
Highlights multisystem use to conduct predictive analytics, risk monitoring,
Part of the book series: Child Maltreatment Solutions Network (CMSN)
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Table of contents (9 chapters)
About this book
Key areas of coverage include:
- Ways in which these data can be leveraged to promote more effective efforts to detect, prevent, and respond to child maltreatment.
- Emerging and innovative approaches in the acquisition and use of administrative data to inform the societal and governmental response to child maltreatment.
- The use of multisystem data and integrated data systems to conduct predictive analytics, risk monitoring, or policy- and program-focused research and evaluation to inform child welfare system solutions.
Strengthening Child Safety and Well-Being Through Integrated Data Solutions is a must-have volume for researchers, professors, and graduate students as well as clinicians, practitioners, policy makers, and related professionals across such disciplines as child and school psychology, social psychology, developmental psychology, public health, clinical social work, educational and public policy, and all related disciplines.
- Administrative data systems and child welfare
- Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS)
- Child protection services and welfare systems
- Community neighborhoods and child well-being
- Criminal justice and child maltreatment
- Education and child well-being
- Families and child well-being
- Foster care and child well-being
- Geographical data and child welfare
- Housing insecurity and child welfare
- Integrated data systems and child protection and welfare
- Medicaid and child well-being
- Multisystem datasets and child well-being policy
- Multi-System Person File (MSPF) and child welfare
- National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS)
- Parenting risks, resources, and child welfare
- Predictive analytics and child well-being
- Predictive risk modeling and child welfare
- Public policy and child well-being
- Spatial data and child maltreatment
Editors and Affiliations
Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
Christian M. Connell, Daniel Max Crowley
About the editors
Christian M. Connell, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at the Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Connell is director of the Child Maltreatment Solutions Network, a unit of the university’s Social Science Research Institute that engages in novel, interdisciplinary, and translational research to prevent, detect, and treat child abuse and neglect; provides educational programming in child maltreatment and advocacy at the undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate levels; and serves as the university clearinghouse for child maltreatment information, awareness, and communications. His research focuses on individual, family, and system-level outcomes of youth who have been maltreated or involved in the child welfare and other child-serving systems, as well as the effectiveness of community-based interventions to reduce adverse outcomes associated with maltreatment and trauma. Dr. Connell’s research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Children’s Bureau of the Administration for Children and Families, and the National Child Traumatic Stress Network of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and through state and local contracts.
D. Max Crowley, Ph.D. is Professor of Human Development, Family Studies, and Public Policy and holds the Edna Bennett Pierce Endowed Professorship at Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Crowley directs the Evidence-to-Impact Collaborative, including its infrastructures the Administrative Data Accelerator, the Research Translation Platform, the Design4Impact Incubator, and the Social Investment Optimizer. Dr. Crowley’s research focuses on methods for conducting economic evaluations of health and social programs and developing strategies to improve the use of evidence in policy and budget making. Dr. Crowley is the Principal Investigator on grants from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development as well as the Annie E. Casey, Laura & John Arnold, Robert Wood Johnson, William T. Grant, and Doris Duke Charitable Foundations. Dr. Crowley has received national awards recognizing his scholarship from the National Institutes of Health, National Bureau of Economic Research, Society for Prevention Research, Association for Public Policy & Management, Research Society on Alcoholism, and National Prevention Science Coalition.
Book Title: Strengthening Child Safety and Well-Being Through Integrated Data Solutions
Editors: Christian M. Connell, Daniel Max Crowley
Series Title: Child Maltreatment Solutions Network
Publisher: Springer Cham
Copyright Information: Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2023
Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-031-36607-9Published: 13 August 2023
Softcover ISBN: 978-3-031-36610-9Due: 27 August 2024
eBook ISBN: 978-3-031-36608-6Published: 12 August 2023
Series ISSN: 2509-7156
Series E-ISSN: 2509-7164
Edition Number: 1
Number of Pages: XIV, 146
Number of Illustrations: 10 b/w illustrations, 3 illustrations in colour