Researching System Crossover
Those who work in social services know that clients often are involved in multiple systems. Better and more data are making this system “crossover” clearer, with research demonstrating the connections between these systems. With this information, those working to improve social systems can better understand, for example, how and why children move from the child welfare system to the juvenile justice system. To learn how NCCD uses cross-systems research to, among other things, support the decision-making processes that agencies undertake before they implement programs or intervene with families, visit the NCCD blog. In a recent post
, Associate Director of Research Analytics Chris Scharenbroch
writes on the topic of social services system crossover.