Setting the Stage: Creating the Space for People With Lived Expertise to Thrive Resource List

Explore additional resources for effectively integrating lived experts into the child welfare workforce. 

Publication year: 2022
Capacity Building Center for States


Use these supplemental materials to learn about strategies for effectively integrating lived experts into the child welfare workforce, why having lived experts in the workforce is so beneficial, and what your jurisdiction needs to consider as you explore integrating lived experts. 

Use this resource list with the companion Learning Experience video, which highlights the benefits of including people with lived experience, and the CWVE 2022 Learning Experience Discussion Guide, which provides a description of the topic, reflection questions for individual learning, and conversation starters and team activities for child welfare staff and collaborative partners to explore together. 

Suggested Citation

Capacity Building Center for States. (2022). Setting the stage: Creating the space for people with lived expertise to thrive resource list. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

This material may be freely reproduced and distributed. However, when doing so, please credit Capacity Building Center for States. 

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