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Principal Investigator(s): Kinnevy, Susan C.
Summary: In 1998 Florida law required that the responsibility for child maltreatment investigations be transferred from a statewide child welfare agency to the sheriff's offices in Manatee, Pasco, and Pinellas Counties. The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcomes produced by this change. This study used a nonequivalent control group design. Performance in Manatee, Pasco, and Pinellas Counties was compared to performance in selected counties before and after the change in service took p... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03933.v1
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