New Jersey law permits DCF to release records and reports to any person engaged in bona fide research provided that no names or identifying information are made available.
DCF evaluates records and reports requests for research projects that involve primary data collection and secondary data analyses. Requests are evaluated in the context of DCF's mission to serve New Jersey's vulnerable children and families.
The Research Review Committee is currently accepting new proposals. The Committee's 2016 meeting schedule as well as corresponding submission due dates for each meeting are as follows:
|MEETING DATES||SUBMISSION DATES|
|September 1, 2016||August 18, 2016|
|October 6, 2016||September 22, 2016|
|November 3, 2016||October 20, 2016|
|December 1, 2016||November 17, 2016|
For more information on research protocol and procedures:
Research Review Committee Protocol - Overview of Procedures