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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 / 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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Aug 2018 / Research Brief    

Examining Child Deaths in Illinois: Highlights from the Child Death Review Team Annual Report

This research brief, the second in a series that highlights the important work of the Illinois Child Death Review Teams (CDRTs) in Illinois, highlights the findings from the most recent CDRT annual…

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Aug 2018 / Research Brief    

Trends in Illinois Child Deaths Between 2007 and 2016

This research brief, the third in a series that highlights the important work of the CDRTs in Illinois, uses data from the annual CDRT reports to examine trends in child deaths over the past decade.…

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