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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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Browse the themes and key takeaways from the How We Partner With the Community to Improve Service Options podcast series.

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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 the Capacity Building Center for States helps public child welfare agencies build capacity to improve outcomes.

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Supports public child welfare agencies in conducting a 5-year total cost of ownership (TCO) analysis. 

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The infographic provides a visual reference for the cultural shift needed to protect children through strengthening families.

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Illustrates the four thematic pillars necessary for organizational capacity supporting engagement with young people currently and formerly in foster care. Each of the four segments succinctly defines an element of organizational capacity building for youth engagement.