Term: Child and Family Services (CFS) Application Data

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Last Updated: 2020-05-12

Definition:

A Community and Social Services database containing administrative social service case records from Child Protection and Support Services (CPSS) - a division within the provincial government's Department of Families. All Manitoba children and families who are receiving protection and support from CFS are included in this database. Data are entered through a province-wide coordinated case management system - the Child and Family Services Information System (CFSIS) - by government offices, mandated agencies and related service providers in Manitoba. Each case is attached to an individual person (de-identified) and contains information regarding children in care, expectant parent support, maltreatment, school, social, and health.

For more information on Child and Family Services (CFS) Application data, see the:

  • Child and Family Services (CFS) Data Description that contains a brief summary of the content of the data set and information on the Source Agency, Purpose, Years, Type, Size, Data Level, Components, Scope, Data Collection Method, Data Highlights, Data Cautions, Access Requirements, More Information, Last Updated and a list of Previous Studies using the data set;

  • MCHP Metadata Repository - Child and Family Services Applications Data - [Internal Access Only] - for technical and programming related information, including an Overview, Data Model, Data Quality, Data Dictionary, Documents and Reports, and Blog.

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