Data Sharing for Planning and Decision-Making: Episode 5

Explore part 5 of the series and infographic to learn about collaborating to build a fully supportive system to meets the needs of families in their communities.

Publication year: 2020
Capacity Building Center for States
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Demonstrates how jurisdictions use data to inform their planning and decision-making. In episode 5, child welfare agency leaders in the District of Columbia talk about how they work with partners to use their different data lenses to understand the needs of families and to structure a set of services to best meet the full spectrum of needs. In Kentucky, child welfare agency leaders describe the process of finding the story behind the numbers to transform their 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.

Suggested Citation

Capacity Building Center for States (2021). Data Sharing for Planning and Decision-Making: Episode 5. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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