ERIC Number: ED496035
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Improved Monitoring of Vulnerable Children. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Human Resources of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, First Session (November 19, 2003) Serial No. 108-29
US House of Representatives
This hearing focused on: (1) what data States collect to monitor the care and supervision of children in foster care and children for whom adoption subsidies are paid; (2) how that data is used today; and (3) what additional data or applications of these data might better ensure the safety, permanency, and well-being of children. Testimony was heard from: Cornelia Ashby, Director, Education, Workforce and Income Security Issues, U.S. General Accounting Office; Fred H. Wulczyn, Chapin Hall Center for Children, University of Chicago; Robert McKeagney, Child Welfare League of America; David R. Springett, Community College Foundation; Tom Delay (R-TX) and House Majority Leader; Michael A. Watkins, Florida Department of Children and Families; and Jill Baker, Norfolk Department of Human Services. Twenty-two public witnesses submitted statements for the record.
Descriptors: Foster Care, Child Welfare, At Risk Persons, Children, Hearings, Federal Government, Data Analysis, Accountability, Caseworkers, Automation, Information Systems, Adoption, Program Improvement, Child Safety, Well Being, Federal State Relationship, State Action, State Regulation
US House of Representatives. Washington, DC 20515. Available from: U.S. Government Printing Office, 732 N. Capitol Street, Washington, DC 20401. Tel: 866-512-1800; Fax: 202-512-2104; Web site: http://gpoaccess.gov
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Subcommittee on Human Resources.