ERIC Number: ED426813
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Child Support Report, 1998.
Sharman, Phil, Ed.
Child Support Report, v20 n1-12 Jan-Dec 1998
This document is comprised of the 12 monthly issues of the 1998 "Child Support Report," which explores problems related to child support enforcement, reports on federal and state government child support enforcement initiatives, and summarizes research related to child support. Editorials and information on events and conferences of interest and funding opportunities are featured regularly. Major topics include: (1) the effects of divorce on children, and the Federal Parent Locator Service (January); (2) Connecticut's child support campaign, and nonresident parents' characteristics and child support (February); (3) reorganization of the Office of Child Support Enforcement, and interagency collaboration (March); (4) computer-based training for child support (April); (5) child support office safety, and state court involvement in support programs (May); (6) privatization of support services, and support enforcement programs among Indian tribes (June); (7) the Virginia KidsFirst Campaign, and self-assessment under welfare reform (July); (8) the Deadbeat Parents Punishment Act of 1998, California Supreme Court ruling on noncustodial parents seeking work, and improving the usefulness of websites (August); (9) the Child Support Performance and Incentive Act of 1998, and the use of probation as a collection tool in Texas (September); (10) co-locating welfare and support agencies in Oregon and in Virginia, and Washington's video conferencing project (October); (11) the Federal Case Registry containing records of parents who owe child support, and notice of employee termination sent to child support agencies (November); and (12) family court mediation in New York, and efforts to solve Y2K problems at the Office of Child Support Enforcement. (KB)
Descriptors: Child Support, Child Welfare, Children, Computer Assisted Instruction, Divorce, Fathers, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Responsibility, Parents, State Programs, State Regulation, Welfare Reform, Welfare Services
Administration for Children and Families, Office of Child Support Enforcement, Division of Consumer Services, Mail Stop OCSE/DCS, 370 L'Enfant Promenade, Washington, DC 20047; Tel: 202-401-4626; Fax: 202-401-5559; Web site: http://www.acf.dhhs.gov/ACFprograms/cse/index.html
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Child Support Enforcement (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Child Support Enforcement