CFF conducts numerous analyses of administrative data sets at the national, State and local levels. CCF’s special expertise in this area includes an understanding and ability to manipulate data within the child welfare, substance abuse and mental health administrative data sets.
At the national level, CFF conducts analyses of the:
At the State and local level, CFF incorporates national level administrative data records by combining State and sub-state data with local level analyses to examine local trends. In conjunction with ongoing research and evaluation projects, CFF assists clients by "cleaning" state and local data of errors, modeling relationships and projecting trends. CFF often produces applied analyses used in planning and evaluation.