Learn from a study that examines the relationship between previously reported sentinel injuries and later physical abuse in infants.
This brief examines the parallels that exist between strategies for hiring staff and decision-making processes in child protection.
Behavioral science offers insights into the hotline, screening, and investigation and assessment decision points in child welfare.
Learn how helplines are alternatives to CPS hotlines as they provide a pathway for families to proactively access services and supports.
Explore our Questions from the Field resources to learn more about child welfare hotline policies and protocols.
This strategy brief outlines how Arizona engaged in an intensive, multi-pronged strategy to reduce its investigation backlog.
Learn how several agencies successfully reduced backlogs that resulted from overdue child protective services investigations.
Learn how formal information-sharing agreements between child protection and law enforcement agencies help keep children safe.
This strategy brief outlines strategies for how CPS agencies can screen-in reports of infants and toddlers in a way that keeps them safe.
Hawaii employed various strategies to earn buy-in from staff and community stakeholders during its transition to a centralized hotline.