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Subjects of Child Protective Investigations: Survey Results and Case Characteristics, Report No. 98-26, December 1998
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  • This is a supplemental report to OPPAGA’s Review of the Effect of Child Protective Investigations on Families (Report No. 97-69), published in April 1998. OPPAGA conducted a survey of 203 individuals investigated by the Department of Children and Families for allegations of child abuse/neglect and analyzed 600 randomly selected closed child protective investigation cases to respond to legislative questions about the effects of child protective investigations on families. This report presents additional case information, an explanation of methodology and instrument development, and expanded survey responses.

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

Family Safety

What other OPPAGA-related materials are available?

  • Report No. 01-14 Justification Review: Child Protection Program, published in March 2001.
  • Report No. 99-20 Status Report: Department of Children and Families’ Child Protective Investigation Administrative Review Process, published in December 1999.
  • Report No. 97-69 Review of the Effect of Child Protective Investigations on Families, published in April 1998.
  • Report No. 96-44 Evaluation of Child Welfare Legal Services Pilot Projects, published in January 1997.
  • Report No. 12223 Performance Audit of the Emergency Shelter Program, published in January 1994.

Copies of this report in print or alternate accessible format may be obtained by telephone (850/488-0021), by FAX (850/487-9213), in person, or by mail (OPPAGA Report Production, Claude Pepper Building, Room 312, 111 W. Madison St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-1475).
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