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Decision-Making in Child Welfare for Improved Safety Outcomes
Get the latest research on decision science and safety decision-making practices in child welfare to help improved safety outcomes.
Capacity Building Center for States
Reviews current research around decision science and safety decision-making practices in child welfare to raise awareness regarding decision-making challenges and strategies for improved safety outcomes. This brief provides an overview of relevant child welfare safety assessment tools and decision-making theories and frameworks to expand agency knowledge on safety decision-making issues. It also illustrates influences and factors that impact child safety decision-making and describes the relationship between decision-making influences and decision-making tools commonly used to support child welfare agencies in improving safety outcomes.
Capacity Building Center for States. (2017). Decision-making in child welfare for improved safety outcomes. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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