Becoming a Workforce of Everyday Scientists: Frontline for Agencies and Tribes

Explore how frontline child welfare professionals can use data and evidence in their everyday practice. 

Publication year: 2019
Author:
Capacity Building Center for States

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This video, part of the Effectiveness in Child Welfare: Our Role in Improving the Lives of Children and Families: Child Welfare Virtual Expo (CWVE) 2019 learning experience, examines how frontline child welfare professionals working with children and families can become more effective “everyday scientists” by gathering, using, and applying data in a systematic way to improve practice.   

Use this video with the Reflection Worksheet and the CWVE 2019 Discussion Guide, which provide questions, tailored information, and activities for individuals and teams. 

Presenters: 

  • Andrew Yost, Capacity Building Center for Courts 
  • Dana Weiner, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago 
  • Anita Barbee, University of Louisville 
  • Michaela Guthrie, Capacity Building Center for States 
  • Alisa Lee, Utah Division of Child and Family Services 
  • Jennifer Benefiel, Capacity Building Center for States 

Moderator: 

  • Vanessa Amburgey, Capacity Building Center for States 

Resource List: Becoming a Workforce of Everyday Scientists: Frontline Staff in Agencies and Tribes 

Access information on continuing education units (CEUs). 

Suggested Citation

Capacity Building Center for States. (2019). Becoming a workforce of everyday scientists: Frontline staff in agencies and tribes [Video]. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

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