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

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

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Learn effective strategies to collect, analyze, and use data related to caseworker visits.

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Use this presentation to follow along with the speakers as you watch the 2021 CWVE Session 4 webinar, Intentional Inclusion: Creating Equity in the Workplace. 

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Learn about quality contacts, why they are important, and how an agency can successfully implement them.

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Explore strategies to help child welfare organizations create equity in the workplace. 

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Learn about applications that can make information gathering more efficient, increase useful data, and help you better understand those you serve. 

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Discusses new software and technologies used in child welfare

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Read recent research on child welfare workforce management, including recruitment and retention, professional development, and organizational culture.

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Browse casework activities to use before, during, and after a caseworker visit with children, youth, and 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 resources related to Intentional Inclusion: Creating Equity in the Workplace video. 

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