Brief

This guide identifies several types of data that an agency seeking to understand their kinship care system should collect.  It includes a description of the types of kinship data that are important, as well as the essential indicators that should be tracked. A benchmark worksheet is also included

January 1, 2013

In This Report, You’ll Learn

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    How kinship data helps agencies to assess the benefits of their kinship programs and its trends.

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    About the different types of kinship data.

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    The benefits of using certain indicators over others.

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    How to track your data over time to observe trends and progress.

Key Takeaway

living with kin as a result of child welfare intervention

Child welfare agencies should collect certain data and track key indicators to understand the experience of children living with kin as a result of child welfare intervention. The data that jurisdictions should collect to better understand the experience of children living with kin as a result of child welfare intervention.

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