Learn from a study that explores how making reports to CPS may lead to over-surveillance and trauma for families.
Research from the Field
Learn findings from a study that describes the relationship between police contact with families and the reporting of child maltreatment.
Explore findings from a study that looked at medical examiner data to conclude that true rates of fatal child abuse may be underreported.
Explore findings from a report that outlines why a consistent and coordinated approach to child fatality data is necessary.
Learn from a study that examines the relationship between nonfatal maltreatment allegations and child fatalities in young children.
Learn from a research study that explores whether state-level social policies impact frequency and characteristics of child protection interventions.
Explore findings from a study that suggests that strategies implemented at a neighborhood-level may effectively decrease child maltreatment.
Explore findings from a study that shares how offering material supports to families is effective in reducing maltreatment.
Learn the findings from a study that examined the impact of a Kinship Supports Intervention (KSI).
Learn from a study that examines how requiring child support payments to child protection agencies can impact time to permanency.