measures address the status of children while they are under
the jurisdiction of the court and some time thereafter. The
performance outcome promoted by these measures follows from
the principle of “first do no harm.” No child should
be subject to maltreatment while in placement and should be
maintained in their homes whenever safety is not an issue.
Safety While Under Court Jurisdiction -
The percentage of children who were victims of child
abuse or neglect while under court jurisdiction.
Safety After Release from Court Jurisdiction - Percentage
of children who were victims of child abuse or neglect
within 12 months after court jurisdiction ends.
|Click here for an overview of Child Safety by Gene Flango (Length - 2 min 48 sec)