AFCARS

AcronymDefinition
AFCARSAdoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System
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Approximately 54% of the children in the full sample live in a county with at least 1000 AFCARS foster care records and, therefore, have their county identified.
In January 2008, the ACF issued a notice for proposed rulemaking to amend AFCARS reporting and data collections requirements regarding children in out-of-home placements.
Since penalties for non-compliance were not introduced until 1998, our AFCARS panel is an unbalanced selection of states that provided verified high-quality data in accordance with federal mandates.
US Department of Health and Human Services, The AFCARS Report: Preliminary FY2010 estimates as of June 2011, 2011; www.
11) The AFCARS database has been designed to address policy development and program management issues at both the state and federal levels.
Results also suggested that the impact of the state on adoption rates varied when essentially controlling for children and family variables, supporting concerns regarding the crude use of AFCARS data when comparing states.
6) Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children's Bureau, AFCARS Report for the period ending September 20, 2001.
The AFCARS report: Preliminary FY 2006 estimates as of January 2008.
AFCARS records showed that 124,153 children were placed in kinship foster homes in 2005 (ACE 2006).
United States Department of Health and Human Services, The AFCARS Report: Preliminary 2005 estimates as of September 2006, Washington DC: United States Department of Health and Human Services, 2006
During the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001, AFCARS reported that an estimated 46,668 children were adopted through the public child welfare system (AFCARS, 2002).