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Initial findings from analysis of data from Child Death Review (CDR) processes in the United States (US) and Canada

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  • Sharon Vincent

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    Rights statement: © Vincent, S. (2012). Initial findings from analysis of data from Child Death Review (CDR) processes in the United States (US) and Canada. The University of Edinburgh/NSPCC Child Protection Research Centre.

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Original languageEnglish
PublisherThe University of Edinburgh/NSPCC Child Protection Research Centre
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Abstract

This paper presents initial findings from phase 2 of an international study which aimed to pool knowledge and identify good practice across countries which review all child deaths, or all unexpected deaths, in order to inform learning around prevention. It is based on documentary analysis; data from in-depth individual and joint interviews with 30 key informants in the US (3 in Maryland, 3 in California, 5 in Colorado, 1 in Georgia, 7 in the District of Columbia (DC), 8 in Washington, 2 in Wisconsin; and the director of the National Centre for Child Death Review (NCDR) and 8 in Canada (6 in British Columbia (BC), 2 in Ontario); data from observations of state and local CDR meetings in 5 US states; and data collected at a national meeting attended by 67 state CDR program co-ordinators from the US and Canada.

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