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The Center for States provides research assistance and responds to information requests on building capacity in child welfare.

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Learn the importance of effective, ongoing collaboration between child welfare agencies and community-based partners.

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Get the latest research on decision science and safety decision-making practices in child welfare to help improved safety outcomes.

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Examine the Promoting Safe and Stable Families Program's purpose, objectives, history, funding, and requirements.

Webinar

Available on CapLEARN; registration required.
This webinar explores how the protective capacities and protective frameworks can be used together for stronger safety assessments and sharper prevention focus in child welfare practice.

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Review the protective capacities and protective factors frameworks used to assess, intervene, and serve families.

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Learn how supervisors and program managers can assist child welfare caseworkers in conducting quality visits with parents.

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Explore coaching steps and tips supervisors can use to help workers strengthen skills and meet goals.