In 2014 NFPN released a study of reunification with findings showing strong relationships between the NCFAS scales and services/outcomes. There were no significant differences in outcomes for families based on substance abuse, mental health, depression, domestic violence, race, marital status, or employment. Exit instruments showed a strong correlation between worker and parent perspectives when the parent(s) completed services. Concrete and step-down services and father-involvement have an impact on the durability of reunification services.
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