Generating New Knowledge

At the Children’s Data Network, we use integrated administrative data to develop applied and actionable research projects, support cost-effective program evaluations, and attend to policy-relevant questions from partner agencies and other stakeholders. The project pages below provide an overview of some of our initial efforts which have focused on the health and safety of children in Los Angeles County and throughout California.

Assessing Children’s Risk Using Administrative Records: A Proof of Concept Predictive Risk Modeling (PRM) Project

Child and Community Level Asset-focused Geospatial Modelling

Neighborhood Resource Network Randomized Controlled Trial

A Descriptive Analysis of the Maltreatment Histories of Youth and Young Adults Arrested

An Analysis of Children's Characteristics and Service Trajectories Using Linked Medi-Cal Data

A Linked Analysis of Young Adults who are Parenting and Accessing Services through Los Angeles County’s Homeless Family Solutions System

Child Welfare Involvement Among Children in Subsidized Early Care and Education Programs

An Examination of Maternal Incarceration

Leveraging the County’s Public Health System to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect: Evaluating the CSW-PHN Joint Visiting Initiative

Child Protective Services (CPS) Involvement among Children of Youth in Foster Care

The Characteristics of Children Accessing Early Intervention Services

Child Protection Involvement Among Homeless Young Adults in San Francisco County

A Latent Class Analysis of Infants Reported for Maltreatment

California’s Extension of Foster Care through Age 21: An Opportunity for Pregnancy Prevention and Parenting Support

Infants Remaining at Home after an Allegation of Maltreatment: A Five-Year Analysis of California and Los Angeles County Data

Transition Age Youth and the Child Protection System: Demographic and Case Characteristics

Cumulative Risk of Child Protective Service Involvement before Age 5: A Population-Based Examination

Scan of Early Intervention Services and Data in Southern California

Shrinking Investments Yield Smaller Returns: Mapping the Loss of Early Childhood Education Investment and Infrastructure in LA County During the 2008-2011 Great Recession

Neighborhood Obesity Trends Among 2-5 Year Old Children Participating in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) In Los Angeles County, 2002-2011

The Health Impact of Local Maternal and Child Health Program Funding in California

California's Most Vulnerable Parents: When Maltreated Children have Children

Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods Collaborative: Understanding and Preventing Family Violence and Child Maltreatment

Population-based, Birth Cohort Studies of Child Deaths Before Age 5

Risk Factors at Birth and Receipt of Early Intervention Services in Orange County

Mental Health Screening of Children in Child Welfare

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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