Examines what it takes to start and sustain collaborative partnerships that are essential for delivering prevention services to families. In Episode 2 of the podcast series, leaders from the District of Columbia child welfare agency and a community collaborative organization discuss their longstanding partnership. The commissioner for Kentucky's child welfare agency describes the agency’s strategic communication plan and considers the role of the agency as part of the larger child welfare system. Program managers can use the podcast series and accompanying Building Our Child Welfare System Together Infographic to spark conversations with staff and stakeholders about working collaboratively to build a supportive system that meets the full spectrum of needs of families in their communities.
Capacity Building Center for States (2021). Citation will be generated based on the resources. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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To help put research into practice, the Center developed a series of action briefs on key topics for administrators and program managers responsible for systems change initiatives. These action briefs highlight key findings from the national cross-site evaluation, share lessons learned by Systems of Care grant communities, and outline key steps for initiative leaders to advance systems and organizational change.