• Empowering Clients

    with innovative solutions to create better futures for vulnerable populations.

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  • Discover

    For 40+ years, WRMA has designed, developed, and maintained national data collection and reporting systems.

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    Decision makers choose WRMA to assist with assessing programs and gauging impact through innovative methods.

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    Federal, state, and local agencies trust WRMA’s expertise to build robust human services information systems.

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  • Succeed

    Public and private agencies use strategic, technical, and multi-year plans developed by WRMA to improve their services and operations.

    What We Do
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In addition to our hallmark National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) contract, held since 1988, WRMA conducts research and evaluation to produce actionable findings that improve programs and policies.

What’s New

Recent publications and resources developed by WRMA

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Child Maltreatment Report 2021

Child Maltreatment 2021 is the 32nd edition in the annual series of this NCANDS report and includes a special focus on racial and ethnic disproportionality.
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Adult Protective Services (APS) Blog

Updated regularly, the APS Blog includes posts from contributing authors and new publications from the Adult Protective Services Technical Assistance Resource Center (APS TARC).
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Featured Expert

Kristen Stafford

Technical Assistance Task Lead, National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System

Kristen Stafford is the technical assistance lead for the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS). She has over 15 years of experience in child welfare and expert knowledge of technical assistance to states, data validation and quality improvement, child maltreatment analyses, other federal child welfare reporting vehicles, and the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA). Kristen has experience with science journal publishing and coordinated care management for homeless populations.

We believe our employees are the most important investment for success, and we are dedicated to helping them realize their potential. Explore the benefits of working at WRMA.

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