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2004 Jordan Institute
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Vol. 9, No. 4
July 2004

References for the Issue on the Use of Data in Child Welfare

GAO. (April 2004). Child and family services reviews: Better use of data and improved guidance could enhance HHS's oversight of state performance. Online <>

Hodges, S. P. & Hernandez, M. (1999). How organizational culture influences outcome information utilization. Evaluation and Program Planning, 22, 183–197.

Institute for Child and Family Policy, Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Service. (2001). Using information management to support the goals of safety, permanency, and well being. Portland, ME: University of Southern Maine. Online <>

North Carolina Division of Social Services. (2002). Child welfare in North Carolina: A preservice curriculum. Raleigh, NC: Author.

Pear, R. (2004, April 26). U.S. finds fault in all 50 states' child welfare programs. The WashingtonPost, Online <>.

The deaths of foster children. (2004, April 27). New York Times. Online <>