NOM Roundtable

Roundtable Presentations

Courtney, M. (2009). Measuring Well-Being in Child Welfare Services: Challenges and Opportunities . Presentation for the Second Canadian Roundtable on Child Welfare Outcomes. School of Social Work, University of Washington.

Fluke, J. (2009). Outcomes in the Long Run: Ingredients for Children’s Protection and Welfare Outcomes Programs (the good, the bad, and the ugly) . Presentation for the Second Canadian Roundtable on Child Welfare Outcomes. Child Protection Research Center, American Humane Association.

Needell, B. (2009). Safety and Permanence in Child Welfare . Presentation for the Second Canadian Roundtable on Child Welfare Outcomes. Center for Social Services Research, University of California at Berkeley.

Wulczyn, F. (2009). National Outcome Measures: Using Data to Show the Way Forward . Presentation for the Second Canadian Roundtable on Child Welfare Outcomes. Chapin Hall, University of Chicago.


Roundtable Pre-Reading Documents


Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Daciuk, J., Felstiner, C., Black, T., et al. (2005). Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect - 2003. Ottawa, ON: Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada, 148 pages.

Trocmé, N., Loo, S., Nutter, B., & Fallon, B. (2002). Client Outcomes in Child Welfare: Phase II - Final Report

Duval, S. (2009). Projet “Gestion fondée sur les indicateurs de suivi clinique” . ACJQ / Secteur des services professionnels: 2 pages.

Trocmé, N., MacLaurin, B., Fallon, B., Shlonsky, A., Mulcahy, M.,& Esposito, T. (2009). National Child Welfare Outcomes Indicator Matrix (NOM). Montreal, QC: McGill University: Centre for Research on Children and Families.

Trocmé, N. (2003). The Importance of Process in Developing Outcome Measures . Centre of Excellence for Child Welfare, Ottawa, ON: 11 pages.




DePanfilis, D., & Zuravin, S. J. (1999). Epidemiology of Child Maltreatment Recurrences . Social Services Review, 73, 218-239.

Fluke, J. D., Shusterman, G. R., Hollinshead, D.M., & Yuan,Y. T. (2008). Longitudinal Analysis of Repeated Child Abuse Reporting and Victimization - Multistate Analysis of Associated Factors . Child Maltreatment, 13, 76-88.

Helie, S. (2005). Frequence et determinants de la recurrence du signalement en protection de la jeunesse: Analyse de survie d'une cohorte montrealaise. Université du Québec à Montreal, 184 pages.

King, W. J., MacKay, M., Sirnick, A., & The Canadian Shaken Baby Study Group. (2003). Shaken Baby Syndrome in Canada: Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Hospital Cases . Canadian Medical Association Journal, 168, 155-159.

Trocmé, N., Lajoie, J., Fallon, B., & Felstiner, C. (2007). Injuries and deaths of children at the hands of their parents. CECW Information Sheet #57E. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Faculty of Social Work.




Burge, P. (2007). Prevalence of Mental Disorders and Associated Service Variables Among Ontario Children Who Are Permanent Wards . The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 52, 305-314.

Hurlburt, M. S., Leslie, L. K., Landsverk, J., Barth, R. P., Burns, B. J., Gibbons, R. D., et al. (2004). Contextual Predictors of Mental Health Service Use Among Children Open to Child Welfare . Archives of General Psychiatry, 61, 1217-1224.

Mitic, W., & Rimer, M. (2002). The Educational Attainment of Children in Care in British Columbia . Child & Youth Care Forum, 31, 397-414.

Slate, P.E. & Wissow, S.L. (2007). The Influence of Childhood Maltreatment on Adolescents’ Academic Performance . Economics of Education Review 26, 604-614.

Stahmer, A. C., Leslie, L. K., Hurlburt, M., Barth, R. P., Webb, M. B., Landsverk, J., et al. (2005). Developmental and behavioral needs and service use for young children in child welfare . Pediatrics, 116, 891-900.




Connell, C. M., Katz, K. H., Saunders, L., & Tebes, J. K. (2006). Leaving Foster Care - The Influence of Child and Case Characteristics on Foster Care Exit Rates . Children and Youth Services Review, 28, 780-798.

Oosterman, M., Schuengel, C., Wim Slot, N., Bullens, R. A. R., & Doreleijers, T. A. H. (2007). Disruptions in foster care: A review and meta-analysis . Children and Youth Services Review, 29(1), 53-76.

Rubin, D. M., O'Reilly, A. L. R., Luan, X., & Localio, A. R. (2007). The Impact of Placement Stability on Behavioral Well-Being for Children in Foster Care . Pediatrics, 119, 336-344.

United States Department of Health and Human Services (2008). The AFCARS Report: Preliminary FY 2006 estimates as of January 2008 (14). Retrieved October 16, 2008, from

Wulczyn, F., Kogan, J., Harden J.B. (2002). The Placement of Infants in Foster Care . Infant Mental Health Journal, 23(5), 454-475.


Family and Community Support


Barth, R. P., Landsverk, J., Chamberlain, P., Reid, J. B., Rolls, J. A., Hurlburt, M. S., et al. (2005). Parent-Training Programs in Child Welfare Services- Planning for a More Evidence-Based Approach to Serving Biological Parents . Research on Social Work Practice, 15, 353-371.

Courtney, M. E., McMurtry, S. L., & Zinn, A. (2004). Housing Problems Experienced by Recipients of Child Welfare Services . Child Welfare, 83, 393-422.

Higgins, D., Bromfield, L., & Richardson, N. (2005). Enhancing Out-of-Home Care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Young People : Australian Institute of Family Studies, National Child Protection Clearinghouse.

Libby, A. M., Orton, H. D., Barth, R. P., Webb, M. B., Burns, B. J., Wood, P. A., et al. (2007). Mental health and substance abuse services to parents of children involved with CW: A study of racial and ethnic differences for American Indian parents . Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 34, 150-159.

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