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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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For a summary of the key takeaways and steps of assessing readiness as part of a change and implementation process.

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Learn how implementation teams can assess readiness for change and implementation and support related planning.

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Explore how child welfare agency leaders, managers, teams, and stakeholders can understand and assess readiness.

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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.

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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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This workbook is designed to support knowledge and skill development as you listen, reflect, and discuss what you have learned throughout the process.

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As you watch the videos to record your questions and ideas, which you can then apply to assessing readiness for a change initiative at your agency.

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