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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being 2005

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About the Course:

This course, based upon a 2005 national annual report compiled by 20 federal agencies, provides the latest available data on children’s well-being in the United States. It presents background data and highlights 25 key indicators of children’s well-being, including economic security, health, behavior and social environment, and education. The report includes four special features, appendices with detailed data tables, and data source descriptions. NOTE: This course ONLY includes information presented in the report through text page 71.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being 2005 created by Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics staff


Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics

Publication Date:

July 2005

Course Material Author

Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics staff

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the government’s assessment of children’s well-being in the United States as of 2005. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Analyze and assess data presented regarding population and family characteristics.

  2. Identify and explain the significance of major indicators of children’s well-being presented in Part II of the report.

  3. Explain how the special features presented pertain to children’s well-being.

  4. Describe how family structure effects important measures of well-being among varying age groups of children.

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Course Retired
Course Number 101315
5 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
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