Learn how continuous quality improvement (CQI) processes can improve implementation fidelity and enhance program outcomes at a child welfare agency.
Capacity Building Center for States
Child welfare agency staff in Pennsylvania and Kentucky explain how they used continuous quality improvement (CQI) practices to improve new program implementation in this recorded session from the 17th Annual Child Welfare Waiver Demonstration Projects Meeting. Viewers can learn more about developing fidelity measures, collaborating with program staff to collect fidelity data, and using fidelity data to improve implementation.
Capacity Building Center for States. (2015, September 1–3). Using continuous quality improvement to strengthen implementation fidelity [Session video]. 17th Annual Child Welfare Waiver Demonstration Projects Meeting. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLJI9V-uQkU&feature=youtu.be
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