ERIC Number: ED460308
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
LONGSCAN Research Briefs, Volume 1, Summer 1998.
Hunter, Wanda, Comp.; Knight, Elizabeth, Comp.
The Consortium of Longitudinal Studies in Child Abuse and Neglect (LONGSCAN) brings together five long-term studies of child maltreatment that utilize common procedures and instrumentation. Although each site is a separate project, collaboration permits exploration of additional issues and replication of findings. This paper provides brief reports of findings from several LONGSCAN analyses documenting the risk to children in homes where there is domestic violence. These briefs are organized under the following topics: (1) "Risk and Protective Factors for Young At-Risk Children," which presents projects on risk and protective factors, the impact of "social capital," African American fathers and 3-year olds, fathers' involvement with 5-year olds, mothers' victimization, spouse and partner abuse, and children's report of domestic violence; (2) "Consequences of Child Maltreatment," which includes a project on "Child Maltreatment and School Functioning"; (3) "Intervention and Treatment," which includes projects on home intervention, reoccurrence, CPS ratings, kinship versus nonkinship childcare, stability of placements, pathways of care, resource availability, and mental health services availability. "Priorities and Next Steps for LONGSCAN" are also addressed. Appendix 1 provides an overview of the LONGSCAN samples used, and highlights information about each of the Consortium components in Baltimore, Chicago, North Carolina, and Seattle. Appendix 2 identifies LONGSCAN projects, investigators, and contact information. (EMK)
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Child Abuse, Child Behavior, Child Neglect, Child Rearing, Children, Early Childhood Education, Early Identification, Early Intervention, Family Problems, Family Violence
LONGSCAN, Center for Child and Family Health, 3518 Westgate Dr., Suite 100, Durham, NC 27707; Tel: 919-962-1136; Fax: 919-966-7499; Web site: http://www.calib.com/nccanch/pubs/Resbrief.
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration on Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS/ACF), Washington, DC. Children's Bureau.; National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect (DHEW/OHD), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect (DHHS/OHDS), Washington, DC.
Note: Prepared by the LONGSCAN, the Consortium for Longitudinal Studies in Child Abuse and Neglect.