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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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Webinar

Available on CapLEARN; registration required.
Presents a new framework for applying safety science to promote safety culture in child welfare agencies, and presents strategies from other industries for incorporating safety culture within child welfare agencies to improve outcomes for communities and staff.

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Examine current research and how best to build organizational capacity in five areas, and learn about possible challenges and solutions.

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See how workforce satisfaction and retention are improved by emphasizing the positive differences that are made in the lives of children and families.

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Understand the role of coaching in supporting workers, including coaching functions, effectiveness, models, and strategies.

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Learn how to create a culturally inclusive environment by developing a welcoming, culturally sensitive, supportive, and affirming agency for all people.

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Explore this Resource List to see resources related to Child Welfare Virtual Expo 2021 Session 1, Understanding the Past to Build a New Future: Advancing Racial Equity for Children, Youth, and Families. 

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​Explore this Resource List to see resources related to Child Welfare Virtual Expo 2021 Session 2, Using Data and Evaluation to Advance Racial Equity in Child Welfare.

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Explore this Resource List to see resources related to Child Welfare Virtual Expo 2021 Session 2A, “We See It, We Know It, and Now We Must Do Something About It”: Working Together to Reduce Inequity.

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Explore this Resource List to see resources related to Child Welfare Virtual Expo 2021 Session 2B, Exploring the Use of Data to Tell Stories of Inequities.

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​Explore this Resource List to see resources related to Child Welfare Virtual Expo 2021 Session 2C, Co-Creating Race Equity Tools: Practical Strategies for Evaluation and Continuous Quality Improvement Efforts.

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Explore this Resource List to see resources related to CWVE 2021 Session 3, From Understanding to Action: Shifting Power Dynamics to Advance Race Equity.

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Explore this Resource List to see resources related to CWVE 2021 Session 3A, Co-Creating Equitable Child Welfare Policies and Practice.

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Explore this Resource List to see resources related to CWVE 2021 Session 3B, Culturally Responsive Engagement and Partnership.

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Explore this Resource List to see resources related to CWVE 2021 Session 3C, Effectively Engaging Fathers of Color. 

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Explore this Resource List to see resources related to CWVE 2021 Session 4, Intentional Inclusion: Creating Equity in the Workplace.