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Recent studies of the AFDC quality control system and the need for reform

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Public Assistance and Unemployment Compensation.

Recent studies of the AFDC quality control system and the need for reform

hearing before the Subcommittee on Public Assistance and Unemployment Compensation of the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, second session, April 12, 1988.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Public Assistance and Unemployment Compensation.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Federal aid to child welfare -- United States -- Evaluation.,
    • Public welfare administration -- United States -- Evaluation.,
    • Aid to families with dependent children programs -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .W3464 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 143 p. ;
      Number of Pages143
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1811968M
      LC Control Number89601494

      The New Anti-Welfare States Combined with heavy-handed federal oversight of state experimentation and recent anti-reform court decisions, Clinton-style welfare reform will .


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Recent studies of the AFDC quality control system and the need for reform by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Public Assistance and Unemployment Compensation. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Recent studies of the AFDC quality control system and the need for reform: hearing before the Subcommittee on Public Assistance and Unemployment Compensation of the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, second session, Ap [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on. Introduction. The term “welfare” has long been identified with the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program. While the AFDC program was an important component of the safety net for low-income families with children, there was a near universal consensus that the program contained serious flaws.

of Health and Human Services) began scrutinizing payment procedures more closely and introduced the quality control program. More recent federal efforts at cost control in the AFDC program have led to an increased emphasis on quality control. While all states have instituted certain types of quality control programs, efforts.

Infollowing FAP's defeat, the Nixon Administration focused new attention on controlling AFDC's growth by tightening program access.

The key initiative was a new "quality control" system which threatened states with financial penalties for erroneous payments but not for erroneous application rejections or case closings. Dependent Children (AFDC) programs in the period before welfare reform ( to ).

It also discusses the potential impact of welfare reform on the interaction between SSI and the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program, which replaced AFDC. *David C. Stapleton is with the Cornell Center for Policy Research.

David C. Wittenburg is. The program was created under the name Aid to Dependent Children (ADC) by the Social Security Act of as part of the New was created as a means tested entitlement which subsidized the income of families where fathers were "deceased, absent, or unable to work".: 29 It provided a direct payment of $18 per month for one child, and $12 for a second child.

The State agencies, under a quahty control re- view process, sample the AFDC caseload to assure that ehgxblhty and the amount of the AFDC grant are correctly determmed The second mno- vatlon was to m&de the AFDC sample cases for.

In andthe Urban Institute conducted case studies in 13 states that provided a baseline for understanding changes emerging from welfare reform. This set of state updates describes changes occurring between and based on a second set of case studies completed in and Programs covered include income support through the.

AFDC-QC Code Book Name Description B_year E_year Location Width Type Flag UNIT_ID Unit Identifier 1 6 U Original STATE State 7 2 U Original 1 Alabama 2 Alaska 4 Arizona 5 Arkansas 6 California 8 Colorado 9 Connecticut 10 Delaware 11 District of Columbia 12 Florida 13 Georgia 15 Hawaii 16 Idaho 17 Illinois 18 Indiana 19 Iowa.

The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) of fundamentally changed the nation's social welfare system, replacing a federal entitlement program for low-income families, Recent studies of the AFDC quality control system and the need for reform book Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), with state-administered block grants, the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.

Request PDF | AFDC to TANF: The Effects of Welfare Reform on Instrumental and Expressive Crimes | InCongress modified the Aid to Families with Author: Melissa Burek.

respond to need. For example, TANF responded only modestly to the most recent economic downturn. During the Great Recession, national TANF caseloads only rose by 16 percent before peaking inand then fell below pre-recession levels by During that same time, the number of families in poverty.

Although much attention in ongoing debates over welfare reform has focused on Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), these reforms will affect many other social service programs. This paper explores the implications of welfare reform for child protective services, with special consideration to the situation in California.

The modern welfare state in the U.S. was begun in the depths of the Great Depression when Congress passed, and President Roosevelt signed, the Social Security Act in That Act created three programs: the old-age retirement program that is often simply called “Social Security,” the Unemployment Insurance system, and the Aid to Dependent Cited by: Welfare Reform Monitoring and Evaluation: The Current Landscape This chapter describes the landscape of studies on welfare reform about four years after the passage of PRWORA.

It includes both completed studies as well as a larger number that are under way or even in the planning stages. What are the explanations that the book gives for why members of Congress pass laws that cause governors and mayors to complain about the role of the fed.

govt. the members of Congress think that they know best, therefore placing many restrictions on the states; the states only put up with this because they need the money. Most scholarship has proceeded from the assumption that welfare state institutions are benevolent, that at their core they are efforts to help those in need.

But, as the history of AFDC [Aid for Dependent Children] and TANF [Temporary Assistance for Needy Families] clearly shows, American relief has also functioned to regulate the sexual. Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF / t æ n ɪ f /) is a federal assistance program of the United began on July 1,and succeeded the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program, providing cash assistance to indigent American families through the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

TANF is often simply referred to Jurisdiction: Federal government of the United States. AFDC program: (1) changes in people's behavior concerning family formation and dissolu- tion, fertility, work effort, migration, and the decision to apply for welfare; (2) changes in aggregate economic conditions which affect the financial position of low income people; and.

Green and Other Laws "Welfare Reform:" Clinton Kills Safety Net by Mark Dunlea, Green Party of New York State The two main legacies from Bill Clinton's first term as President will be passage of the various international trade agreements and the repeal of the welfare safety net that existed since the Great Depression.

According to the House Ways and Means Committee's Green Book on federal entitlement programs and DHHS/ACF data on federal payments to the states for foster care services, the total federal share.

The National Integrated Quality Control System: Funding: ACF will fund the operation the NIQCS through Septem On that date, ACF's funding will cease. This will make it possible for states to transmit household characteristics and to use. 18 AFDC recipients had been categorically eligible for Medicaid.

Under PRWORA, stat es were to continue to provide Medicaid coverage for people who would have been eligible for AFDC under that obsolete system. This confusing eligibility mechanism appeared to contribute to.

the National Integrated Quality Control System (QC) database of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The QC data are taken from a sample of case records in each state, drawn. (AFDC) program is a mosaic of principles and procedures.

Enacted in under the Social Security Act, AFDC replaced the state assistance efforts that collapsed during the Depression. Since its incep-tion, however, the statutory basis of AFDC administration has pro-vided only limited guidelines and frequently makes no explicit refer. There is broad support for the idea that welfare should benefit poor children.

Yet most research on welfare programs, as well as much of the debate about welfare reform, has focused on the way that parents respond to incentives created by welfare, rather than on its effects on children. Less work has been devoted to the fundamental question of whether any of the web of programs Cited by: 7.

These disputes over cost, federal control, and job standards have complicated the current debate in Congress, but they are extraneous to the central issue—whether reform should truly require adult recipients to work, as against just offering them the chance to do so.

In theory, such a requirement has existed since Appendix - AFDC Overview. Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) was Wisconsin’s cash assistance program prior to In SeptemberWisconsin Works (W-2) replaced AFDC.

The chart below highlights the primary differences between AFDC and W Studies in the United States suggest that husbands and wives may belong to different classes in _____ of all two-parent, two-earner families.

one-third Since the s, families whose income lies in the middle of the income distribution (of all U.S. Making 'welfare to work' really work.

The task force provides information on key areas of welfare reform that need to be addressed, sympathetically interpreted, or amended in the current legislation in order to ensure the long-term goal of self-sufficiency for women on public assistance. Of utmost importance is the need for a system of.

Social policy and the under 3's: Six country case studies. New York: Cross-National Studies Research Program, Columbia University School of Social Work. Kids Count. Kids Count Data Book State Profiles of Well-being. Available from the Michigan League for Human Services, North Washington Square, SuiteLansing, MI, Cited by: 1.

The changing structure of the economy over the last 20 years has placed a growing premium on education and training beyond high school. Those who have at least a two- or four-year college degree have seen their earnings hold steady (and for women, rise) while the earnings of those with only a high school diploma have dropped substantially—for men, by.

risk of rejection; the same with the quality system: it is a strange and threatening object in a safe environment. Whenever a new idea or style of working is suggested, the process of rejection is initiated.

Initially, employees fear the quality system since they are afraid to lose their current status and control. Often they face only a call uponFile Size: KB. Evaluating Welfare Reform: A Framework and Review of Current Work, Interim Report (Compass Series) [National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Committee on National Statistics, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Panel on Data and Methods for Measuring the Effects of Changes in Social.

The new welfare reform law eliminates the AFDC cash assistance program and replaces it with a block grant program called Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) (Section of the new law). However, families who meet the AFDC eligibility criteria prior to welfare reform will be eligible for Medicaid.

The main studies and the reviews of research on the impact of the U.S. welfare reform legislation, focused on school-aged children and adolescents.

Only one major U.S. study paid attention also to children aged birth to age four, largely two- to four-year-olds (the Three-Cities Study). In their book: Welfare Racism: Playing the Race Card Against America’s Poor, Kenneth J.

Neubeck and Noel A. Cazenave chart the evolution of welfare racism in the United States through a detailed analysis of specific case studies. Beginning with the mother’s pensions (largely intended for white widowed women).

AFDC Overview. Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) was Wisconsin’s cash assistance program prior to In SeptemberWisconsin Works (W-2) replaced AFDC. The chart below highlights the primary differences between AFDC and W AFDCFile Size: 63KB. Politics: The Welfare Fraud But now--with new studies out from the University of Chicago, the University of Michigan, and Northwestern University--is a good time to apply that same high Author: Harold Henderson.

I would like to give you one more recent piece of evidence to show that our welfare reforms have proved to be much better for families than the old welfare system.

As many of you know, our critics. Most of the existing studies have adopted very general measures, such as the overall unemployment rate, to describe local labor market conditions. Only Bartik and Eberts () and Gittleman () have explicitly considered the employment prospects of low-skill and low-wage individuals who make up much of the welfare caseload.Listed below are federal incentives, laws and regulations, funding opportunities, and other federal initiatives related to alternative fuels and vehicles, advanced technologies, or air quality.

Additional incentives may also be available through Clean Cities Financial Opportunities. Most accepted that the welfare system had made things worse.

But maybe it hadn't. The conventional view is that Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) has created a culture of dependency in which more single mothers don't work and thus more children suffer.