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Child Maltreatment

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 Rate per 1,000 children
Annual rate of assessments for child maltreatment57
Annual rate of child victimization*8.22
*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 Neglect11
Abuse9
Neglect55
Dependency7
Services Needed295
Services Provided, No Longer Needed114
Services Recommended1,707
Unsubstantiated265
Services Not Recommended1,084
Total Number of Children3,340
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
Anonymous263
Care Provider40
Educational Personnel742
Law Court637
Medical Personnel633
Relative418
Non-Relative329
Human Services262
Victim15
Parental252
Total Number of Children*3340
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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