Child Protection: Using Research to Improve Policy and by Ron Haskins, Fred Wulczyn, Mary Bruce Webb

By Ron Haskins, Fred Wulczyn, Mary Bruce Webb

The nationwide Survey of kid and Adolescent wellbeing and fitness (NSCAW) is the 1st nationally consultant research of kids who've been suggested to specialists as suspected sufferers of abuse or overlook and the general public courses that shield them. this is often the 1st publication that studies the result of NSCAW, translates the findings, and places them right into a broader coverage context.

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7. Christine A. S. Department of Education, 1996). 8. Steven R. Asher, Shelley Hymel, and Peter D. Renshaw, “Loneliness in Children,” Child Development 55, no. 4 (1984): 1456–464. (continued) ... Project-developed questions Family’s compliance with case plan ... qxd Page 31 9. Steven R. Asher and Valerie A. Wheeler, “Children’s Loneliness: A Comparison of Rejected and Neglected Peer Status,” Consulting Clinical Psychology 53, no. 4 (1985): 500–05. 10. Desmond K. Runyan and others, “LONGSCAN: A Consortium for Longitudinal Studies of Maltreatment and the Life Course of Children,” Aggression and Violent Behavior 3, no.

Rates of Developmental Problems A substantial proportion of maltreated children in NSCAW showed delays on one or more of the three measures of developmental functioning. Developmental scores were less than or equal to 1 standard deviation below the mean for 39 percent of the children on the BDI, 44 percent on the PLS-3, and 34 percent on the VABS (table 2-2). qxd 5/9/07 2:58 PM Page 37 Maltreated Children with Developmental Delays 37 Table 2-1. 6 Source: Authors’ calculations. a. Table entries are percentages that are weighted to produce national estimates.

Group home classifica- Project-developed questions tion and composition ... Project-developed verification questions to drive instrument wording and flow Project-developed questions Family composition and demographics ... qxd Page 25 Adapted from Duke Functional Social Support Scale and Sarason Social Support Questionnaire-3 Short-Form Health Survey (SF-12) Social support and other family resources, including assistance with child-rearing Physical health Child Behavior Checklist Behavior problems Project-developed questions Behavior Problem Index, with addition of items from Social Skills Rating System—Social Skills Scale Behavior problems Project-developed questions How My Infant/Toddler/Child Usually Acts from National Longitudinal Survey of Youth Emotional regulation and temperament 2 1, 3, 4 Baker and others (1993)30 Achenbach (1991)19 Ware, Kosinski, and Keller (1998)16 Sarason and others (1983)14; Sarason and others (1987)15 ...

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