MDT     multidisciplinary team
MST     multisystemic therapy
MTFC-P     Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care for Preschoolers

NCANDS     National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System
NCS     National Children’s Study
NIH     National Institutes of Health
NIS     National Incidence Studies
NPM     New Public Management
NRC     National Research Council
NSCAW     National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being

PTS     posttraumatic stress
PTSD     posttraumatic stress disorder

QSR     quality service review

SACWIS     Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System

UNICEF     United Nations Children’s Fund



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