Inventory of Innovations: Data and Child Welfare

Learn about applications that can make information gathering more efficient, increase useful data, and help you better understand those you serve. 

Publication year: 2018
Capacity Building Center for States


Presents new approaches to using data applications in the context of child welfare to increase efficiency of information gathering, expand the amount of useful data, and allow agencies to develop a better understanding of the children and families they serve. The brief also addresses considerations for developing and implementing innovative data applications in child welfare. This publication is part of the Inventory of Innovations series.

Suggested Citation

Capacity Building Center for States. (2018). Inventory of innovations: Data and child welfare. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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