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Change and Implementation in Practice: Readiness Brief
Explore how child welfare agency leaders, managers, teams, and stakeholders can understand and assess readiness.
Capacity Building Center for States
Helps child welfare agency leaders, managers, teams, and stakeholders understand and assess readiness. The brief begins with background information, definitions, and research on readiness and then provides step-by-step approaches to explore readiness as part of a change and implementation process.
Capacity Building Center for States. (2018). Change and implementation in practice: Readiness. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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The readiness webinar summarizes the process of assessing agency readiness for a child welfare change and implementation process. It includes an overview of how an agency might facilitate the process of assessing readiness to put new programs and practices in place,as well as stories from the field on what assessing readiness looks like in practice.