Child protective services caseload per worker, by state U.S. 2018

This statistic shows the number of completed reports per investigation and alternative response worker in child protective services in the U.S. in 2018, by state. In 20178 investigation and alternative response workers in Vermont had an average of 61 cases.

Number of reports per investigation and alternative response worker in child protective services in the U.S. in 2018, by state

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Release date

January 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

Based on State submissions to National Child Absuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) of alleged child abuse and neglect. NCANDS collects case level data on children who received child protective services response in the form of an investigative or alternative response. Each state has its own definition of child abuse and neglect based on standards set by federal law. Child abuse is defined as any recent act or failure to act on the part of a parent or caretaker which results in death, serious physical or emotional harm, sexual abuse or exploitation; or an act or failure to act which presents an imminent risk or serious harm.

There was no data available for: California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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