What Is the Collaborative?
The Child Welfare Capacity Building Collaborative (the Collaborative), a service of the Children’s Bureau, is a partnership among three centers:
The Collaborative helps public child welfare agencies, Tribes, and courts build the necessary capacity to meet federal standards and requirements, improve child welfare practice and administration, and achieve safety, permanency, and well-being outcomes for children, youth, and families.
What Does the Collaborative Do?
The purpose of the Collaborative is to help agencies build capacity to improve outcomes for the communities they serve. The Collaborative also works to advance the Children’s Bureau’s priorities, which highlight the importance of families, prevent unnecessary removals, and work to achieve safety, permanency, and well-being for children, youth, and families. The following video introduces the Collaborative and describes its work with agencies, Tribes, and courts to build capacity, enhance practice, and improve outcomes for children, youth, and families.