Repeated reports to child protection: interpreting the data
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This article examines data regarding three performance indicators that cast light on child protection intake and assessment processes, when children are reported to child protection agencies because of concerns about abuse or neglect. Rates of renotification, substantiation, and resubstantiation are examined What do the data reveal about whether intervention is effective in keeping children safe from further harm and whether investigative resources are targeted 10 priority cases? The policy implications are discussed
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