The California Child Welfare Indicators Project (CCWIP) is a collaborative venture between the University of California at Berkeley (UCB) and the California Department of Social Services (CDSS). The project is housed in the School of Social Welfare, and provides policymakers, child welfare workers, researchers, and the public with direct access to customizable information on California’s entire child welfare system. arrow link to more information about this project
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The California Child Welfare Indicators Project is engaged in ongoing research projects and initiatives that use state child welfare administrative data as well as other linked data sources. Conference presentations and other research output using CWS/CMS data are publicly available on this website to inform policymakers and practitioners on key child welfare issues. arrow link to global research detail

DATA HIGHLIGHT

ANNOUNCEMENTS
As of the Quarter 1, 2018 data extract, we use the CWS/CMS placement history table and placement history data derived from an analysis of facility type change between extracts to more accurately determine placement types over time.
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Center for Social Services Research
University of California at Berkeley
School of Social Welfare
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