In this leadership Q & A, BJ Walker, director of Illinois DCFS, shares her perspectives regarding the importance of Family First.
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This video underscores the importance of supporting staff so they can focus on what matters most: being responsive to children and families.
These two brief videos highlight the importance of building trust with staff when developing a safety culture.
These brief videos describe why establishing feedback loops for staff to provide input on policy and practice changes helps build trust.
Families involved with child welfare systems can offer critical insights and feedback. Learn to design systems driven by their expertise.
This data overview looks at trends for American Indian/Alaska Native children in care nationally, and in California and Washington.
This practice model outlines strategies and interventions that advance Casey Family Programs’ focus on permanency for youth.
These two brief videos underscore how being a data-driven system can help staff with decision-making and prioritization.
Infants and toddlers are the most vulnerable among us. These two videos highlight different ways to keep them safe from harm.
Striving to keep children safe at home, Circles of Support combines evidence-informed interventions within a culturally relevant context.
Barbara Andrade DuBransky, director of Family Supports at First 5 LA, describes the county’s constellation of home visiting programs.
Children’s first and only placement should be with family. This jurisdiction scan describes strategies to place children with family.
All teen parents need support when they become parents. Learn about effective programs that meet the needs of pregnant and parenting youth.
This short video describes how child welfare agencies can operationalize the four tiers of family engagement.
These brief videos talk about why it is important to recognize the strengths within each family.
This brief video stresses the need for improved communication between medical providers and child protection to keep infants safe.
These two short videos featuring experts on safety offer insights on how to promote a culture around safety within child welfare agencies.
Learn about a program that exposes college students in foster care to professional opportunities through workshops and individual mentoring.
Dr. William C. Bell provided the keynote address at the Ujamaa Place annual fundraiser on October 11, 2018.
Dr. Rhema Vaithiananthan and Erin Dalton provide an overview of predictive risk modeling and its applicability in child welfare to support decision-making at the hotline.