Opening Personal Stories Video

Explore and reflect on the impact of, and opportunities to improve, assessment and decision-making processes. 

Publication year: 2017
Capacity Building Center for States

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This video, part of the Child Welfare Virtual Expo (CWVE) 2017 learning experience, offers insights and personal stories from people with lived expertise and child welfare professionals who make connections between assessment and decision-making processes and trauma-informed and family-centered practice.  


  • Maggie Bishop, Capacity Building Center for States 
  • Oronde Miller, W.K. Kellogg Foundation 
  • Donna M. Pence, Pence-Wilson Training and Consulting, Inc. 

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Suggested Citation

Capacity Building Center for States. (2017). Opening personal stories video: CWVE 2017 [Video]. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  

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