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CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT PROGRAMS - A NATIONAL OVERVIEW

NCJ Number
31953
Journal
Children Today Volume: 4 Issue: 3 Dated: (MAY-JUNE 1975) Pages: 13-17
Author(s)
S Z NAGI
Date Published
1975
Annotation
THE FINDINGS OF A SURVEY OF AGENCIES INVOLVED IN CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT CASES IN 129 COUNTIES THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES.
Abstract
AMONG THE ASPECTS SURVEYED WERE THE RATE OF REPORTING OF CASES TO THE AGENCIES, THE SERVICES THE AGENCIES PROVIDE, DECISIONS THE AGENCIES MAKE WHICH AFFECT EACH CASE, AND INTERAGENCY COORDINATION. THE AGENCIES WERE ASKED TO RANK THEMSELVES IN TERMS OF LEVELS OF PERFORMANCE AND EFFECTIVENESS.