How is a 21st century child well-being system better for families and communities?

Dr. David Sanders, executive vice president of systems improvement at Casey Family Programs, describes why we need to create a 21st century child well-being system that does not just react to child abuse and neglect, but intervenes much earlier to support families and prevent harm from happening in the first place.  

David Sanders - concept
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Dr. Sanders outlines the primary components of a 21st century child well-being system. These elements include adopting a population-based approach to prevention, re-defining safety as freedom from harm, and advancing technical excellence that ensures families receive the most effective and impactful services.   

David Sanders - components
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Mary Ann Cooney, chief of health systems transformation at the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, responds to the question of how a population-based approach to prevention can promote child safety and ensure all families can access the supports they need. 

MaryAnn Cooney - child welfare
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