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Child welfare agencies and IDCFS offices were stratified by program size and geographical or language service area and randomly assigned to control and demonstration groups within strata.
* develop separate lists of agencies and IDCFS offices
Data pertaining to placement, permanency, and child safety came from the IDCFS's integrated database.
Without signed consent letters, we were unable to link DARTS and IDCFS records.
A supervisor at the IDCFS disclosed that very few MSBP cases advance to court for custody hearings because the IDCFS frequently does not have enough evidence.
In January 1997 the IDCFS began randomly assigning kinship and foster homes to establish statistically equivalent control and experimental groups at assignment (baseline).
The data for this study are drawn from the IDCFS Integrated Database that the Chapin Hall Center for Children designed and maintains for the Department.
Missing data in the IDCFS Integrated Database were minimal: only eight cases in the observational groups lacked information on child's age and two had missing regional assignments.