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Child Maltreatment

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  Rate per 1,000 children
Annual rate of assessments for child maltreatment49
Annual rate of child victimization*31.3
*Child victimization is a term used by the NC Department of Social Services and encompasses all types of findings of abuse and neglect with the exceptions of “Unsubstantiated” or “Services Not Recommended”.
Data Sources
Duncan, D.F., Kum, H.C., Flair, K.A., Stewart, C.J., Vaughn, J.S., Guest, S., Rose, R.A., Malley, K.M.D. and Gwaltney, A.Y.(2018). Management Assistance for Child Welfare, Work First, and Food & Nutrition Services in North Carolina (v3.2) Retrieved July 30, 2019, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Jordan Institute for Families website. URL: http://ssw.unc.edu/ma/ North Carolina Division of Social Services | Child Welfare Services Reaching for Excellence and Accountability in Practice – Training and Technical Assistance: Version 3 Table: Achievement Guide – Reaching for Excellence and Accountability in Practice Data Year: October 2017 – September 2018

 

Findings and Decisions on Abuse and Neglect

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 Number of Cases
Abuse and Neglect10
Abuse12
Neglect49
Dependency7
Services Needed119
Services Provided, No Longer Needed59
Services Recommended978
Unsubstantiated183
Services Not Recommended750
Total Number of Children2,167
Data Sources
Duncan, D.F., Kum, H.C., Flair, K.A., Stewart, C.J., Vaughn, J.S., Guest, S., Rose, R.A., Malley, K.M.D. and Gwaltney, A.Y.(2018). Management Assistance for Child Welfare, Work First, and Food & Nutrition Services in North Carolina (v3.2) Retrieved July 30, 2019, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Jordan Institute for Families website. URL: http://ssw.unc.edu/ma/ North Carolina Division of Social Services | Child Welfare Services Reaching for Excellence and Accountability in Practice – Training and Technical Assistance: Version 3 Table: Number of Children Investigated: Type of Finding/Decision (Not Exclusive) Data Year: Octobter 2017 – September 2018

 

Referral Sources

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 Number
Anonymous131
Care Provider22
Educational Personnel392
Law Court396
Medical Personnel463
Relative258
Non-Relative212
Human Services175
Victim4
Parental124
Total Number of Children*2167
Data Sources
Duncan, D.F., Kum, H.C., Flair, K.A., Stewart, C.J., Vaughn, J.S., Guest, S., Rose, R.A., Malley, K.M.D. and Gwaltney, A.Y.(2018). Management Assistance for Child Welfare, Work First, and Food & Nutrition Services in North Carolina (v3.2) Retrieved July 30, 2019, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Jordan Institute for Families website. URL: http://ssw.unc.edu/ma/ North Carolina Division of Social Services | Child Welfare Services Reaching for Excellence and Accountability in Practice – Training and Technical Assistance: Version 3 Table: Number of Children Investigated: Referral Source Data Year: October 2017 – September 2018

 

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