Capacity Building for Innovation in Child Welfare

Examine current research and how best to build organizational capacity in five areas, and learn about possible challenges and solutions.

Publication year: 2018
Capacity Building Center for States


Explores current research and the most effective ways to build organizational capacity for innovation in child welfare in five areas of capacity building: resources, infrastructure, knowledge and skills, culture and climate, and engagement and partnership. The brief also discusses possible challenges to innovation and potential solutions.

Suggested Citation

Capacity Building Center for States. (2018). Capacity building for innovation in child welfare. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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