What are some of the foundational elements, strategies and opportunities for child welfare financing?

Webinar series

Casey Family Programs is hosting a three-part webinar series to demystify child welfare funding streams and build capacity to engage in detailed, nuanced conversations and decision-making regarding child welfare financing. These educational sessions are designed for Casey staff as well as child welfare system leaders and partners. Materials presented in each session are posted along with the recorded webinar following the presentation.

Nuts & Bolts: Child Welfare Financing 101, July 30, 2018

This 60-minute foundational webinar provides the history and highlights of child welfare funding streams and offers an overview of the current financing landscape, including dedicated and non-dedicated funding sources. It sets the stage for subsequent sessions in the series designed to delve deeper into key funding topics. Casey Family Programs’ presenters include David Sanders, Ph.D., Executive Vice President, Systems Improvement; Joan Smith, Managing Director, Systems Improvement Services; Don Winstead, Consultant; and Melissa Jaacks, Consultant.

Nuts and Bolts: Child Welfare Financing 101

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Fun with Funding Streams and Requirements: Child Welfare Financing 201, October 22, 2018

This 75-minute interactive webinar builds on the first session and offers participants the opportunity to engage in fun activities to increase knowledge around child welfare funding and federal funding requirements. Casey Family Programs’ presenters include Joan Smith, Managing Director, Systems Improvement Services; Don Winstead, Consultant; and Melissa Jaacks, Consultant. 

Fun with Funding Streams and Requirements

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Child Welfare Financing Handout

Local Variation and Looking Ahead: Child Welfare Financing 30, December 19, 2018

This 60-minute webinar builds upon the first two sessions and introduces participants to state and local funding variations among jurisdictions and tribes. It also explores the funding implications of the Family First Prevention Services Act. Casey Family Programs’ presenters include Joan Smith, Managing Director, Systems Improvement Services; Don Winstead, Consultant; and Melissa Jaacks, Consultant. 

Local Variation and Looking Ahead

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