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The New Jersey Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect (NJTFCAN) is in but not of DCF.  The purpose of the New Jersey Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect is to study and develop recommendations regarding the most effective means of improving the quality and scope of child protective and preventative services provided or supported by State government, including a review of the practices and policies utilized by the Child Protection and Permanency (formerly Youth and Family Services) and Family and Community Partnerships (formerly Prevention and Community Partnerships) in the Department of Children and Families.

The Task Force is comprised of volunteer members who are broadly representative of the community, including members who have expertise in the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect.   Its 30 members possess a variety of experience ranging from child protection and law enforcement to advocates for children and parents.

NJTFCAN Fourth Annual Report - July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014 
NJTFCAN Third Annual Report - July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013 
NJTFCAN Second Annual Report - July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012
NJTFCAN First Annual Report - July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011

Staffing and Oversight Review Subcommittee Reports

Eighth Annual Report - July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014  
Seventh Annual Report - July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013
Sixth Annual Report - July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012

Special Report: Measuring the Strengths and Needs of DYFS Workforce - December 2011
Appendices

Fifth Annual Report - July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011
Fourth Annual Report - July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010
Third Annual Report - July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2009
Second Annual Report - July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2008
First Annual Report - February 20, 2007 - June 30, 2007

New Jersey Standards for Prevention Programs

New Jersey Standards for Prevention Programs: Building Success through Family Support

Supporting Strong Families and Communities in New Jersey

Supporting Strong Families and Communities in New Jersey: Preventing Child Abuse & Neglect, 2014 - 2017