48 Child Well-Being Indicators

Resilience, Risks, Interventions, and Outcomes: How Wisconsin Stacks Up

The Office of Children’s Mental Health is tasked with tracking how well Wisconsin’s state agencies and programs are supporting the needs of children and families. Individual state agencies are doing an increasingly good job of tracking outcomes for their specific program, and in addition to the work done in collaboration with these state agencies as described above, OCMH created a set of indicators that will be used to broadly track Wisconsin’s families.Text-only of the individual indicators available.


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Link to one of the following sets of indicators:  Resilience / Risk / Interventions / Negative Outcomes / Positive Outcomes

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INDICATORS REPRESENTING RESILIENCE

Early Childhood ScreeningEarly Intervention through the Birth to 3 Program
Early Prenatal Care Eighth Grade Math Proficiency
Feeling of Neighborhood Safety Four-Year-Old Kindergarten Attendance
Parents with Higher Education Positive Adult Mentor
Spending on Health and Wellness Promotion


INDICATORS REPRESENTING RISKS

ACE: Death of Parent ACE: Divorce
ACE: Experienced Neighborhood Violence ACE: Experienced Racism
ACE: Jailed Parent or Guardian ACE: Lived with Someone who had a Problem with Alcohol or Drugs
ACE: Parent or Relative with Mental Illness ACE: Socioeconomic Hardship
ACE: Witnessed Domestic Violence ACE: Two or More
Children in Poverty Mothers Experiencing Stressors During Pregnancy
Single Parent Households Substantiated Child Abuse or Neglect
Youth Experiencing Cyber Bullying

INDICATORS REPRESENTING INTERVENTIONS

Availability of Child, Family, School Social WorkersAvailability of Psychiatrists
Availability of Psychologists Insurance Coverage for Children
Mental Health Hospitalizations Receive Treatment for Depression
Spending on Mental Health & Substance Abuse Treatment

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INDICATORS REPRESENTING NEGATIVE OUTCOMES

Teen Alcohol UseGeneral Poor Mental Health in Youth
Homelessness Illegal Drug Use by Youth
Juvenile Arrests Incidence of Mental Illness
Placement in Foster Care or Out of Home Care School Suspensions and Expulsions
Teen Birth Rate Youth Suicide

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INDICATORS REPRESENTING POSITIVE OUTCOMES

EmploymentFlourishing Behaviors in Adolescents
Flourishing Behaviors in Children High School Graduation Rate
Home Ownership Positive Mental Health (Adults)
Young Adults with Postsecondary Education