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The Children and Family Research Center, located in Urbana, Illinois, is an independent research organization created jointly in 1996 at the School of Social Work by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. The goal of the Center is to identify research needs and support research that is policy and practice relevant and encourage and facilitate public child welfare research activities through collaborative relationships.

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Aug 2018 / Research Brief    
 

Understanding Safety Assessment in Illinois: The Child Endangerment Risk Assessment Protocol (CERAP)

The Child Endangerment Risk Assessment Protocol (CERAP) is a safety assessment protocol used in child protection investigations and child welfare services in Illinois. It is designed to provide…

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Aug 2018 / Research Brief    
 

Understanding Safety Assessment in Illinois: CERAP Completion in Intact Family Services

The Child Endangerment Risk Assessment Protocol (CERAP) is a safety assessment protocol used in child protection investigations and child welfare service cases in Illinois. It is designed to provide…

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Aug 2018 / News Release    

The CFRC Newsletter for August 2018

In this issue: An “Inside CFRC” detailing some of our researchers’ favorite pieces from the soon-to-be-released B.H. Report, visitors from England, project updates and more!

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