Strategic Planning in Child Welfare: Strategies for Meaningful Youth, Family, and Other Partner Engagement​

Use this brief to explore actionable strategies for meaningful partner engagement in child welfare agency strategic planning, monitoring, and review processes.

Publication year: 2022
Author:
Capacity Building Center for States

Description

This brief discusses the importance of meaningful partner engagement in child welfare agency strategic planning, monitoring, and review processes, such as the Child and Family Services Plan (CFSP), the Annual Progress and Services Report (APSR), and the Child and Family Services Review Program Improvement Plan (CFSR PIP), as well as prevention and disaster planning. The brief explores potential barriers to partner engagement, offers strategies for overcoming them, and suggests actionable steps for achieving meaningful partner engagement in these processes.

Suggested Citation

Capacity Building Center for States (2022). Strategic planning in child welfare: Strategies for meaningful youth, family, and other partner engagement. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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