Lessons from other fields

A child protection agency’s mandate to keep children safe from harm is complex and nuanced, and involves multiple layers of collaboration with other systems and sectors. While many issues are unique to the child welfare context and constructs, expertise from leaders in other fields that have successfully addressed similar challenges may help inform and accelerate progress toward building a 21st century child and family well-being system. This suite of resources explores innovations and cutting-edge strategies from other fields that can be applied to pressing child protection issues to support system transformation.

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How can Medicaid-funded services support children, youth, and families involved with child protection?

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How can behavioral science be used to improve decision making in child welfare?

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How can executive performance dashboards support child welfare agency effectiveness?

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Please explore the related resources below and at Questions from the field to learn more about how to prevent child fatalities.