AFCARS

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AFCARSAdoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System
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The researcher also said the study did not look into the latest data of Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System. So, a follow-up study could be needed to check the latest trend.
Five appendixes are included: (1) Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997 (Public Law 105-89), Section 203(A); (2) Child Welfare Outcomes and Measures; (3) Data Sources and Data Elements; (4) Highlights of "Child Maltreatment 2005"; and (5) Annual AFCARS (Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System) Report.
According to the August 2002 on-line report of the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System, by the year 2000, 556,000 children were in foster care, half of whom had been there over three years.
In addition, although states were mandated to begin reporting data to the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) in 1995, few reviews of states' AFCARS reporting capabilities have been conducted to assist states in resolving some of their reporting challenges.