Center for Advanced Studies on Child Welfare (CASCW), School of Social Work, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota
Using statewide data from the Minn-LInK Project and administrative data from one treatment foster care (TFC) agency in Minnesota, a number of cross-system child outcomes were explored. This study was intended to begin to form a broader picture of the status of TFC children and to help fill gaps in the TFC literature by linking TFC program records across other systems. This exploration led to concrete recommendations for TFC agency data systems and data collection practices.
Minn-LInK is a unique collaborative, university-based research environment with the express purpose of studying child and family well being in Minnesota using state administrative data from multiple agencies.
Larson, Anita M.
Children in Treatment Foster Care: Using agency data to study cross-system child outcomes Minn-LInK Issue Brief No. 6.
Center for Advanced Studies on Child Welfare (CASCW), School of Social Work, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota.
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