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Safety 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.

Key Measures

  1. Child Safety While Under Court Jurisdiction - The percentage of children who were victims of child abuse or neglect while under court jurisdiction.
  2. Child Safety After Release from Court Jurisdiction - Percentage of children who were victims of child abuse or neglect within 12 months after court jurisdiction ends.
Streaming Video
Click here for an overview of Child Safety by Gene Flango (Length - 2 min 48 sec)