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The Center for States designs products, services, and learning experiences to increase understanding and awareness, and build knowledge and skills. The Center focuses its attention on developing products and resources on several core organizational and practice topics.

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Use this guide for tips, and strategies concerning the critical role leadership plays in creating and sustaining positive organizational culture.

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Browse the “Leading Your Agency Through a Disaster” tip sheet to see how common elements of child welfare leadership can be adapted for effective disaster management and an example of action during each phase of disaster management.

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Build foundational knowledge about disaster planning, response, and recovery; see examples of real-life strategies from jurisdictions around the country; and begin the process of planning to effectively respond to any disaster. 

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Discusses new software and technologies used in child welfare

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Understand available technologies and best practices for holding virtual meetings.

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Helps child welfare agencies respond to the need to alter practice and communication routines when “normal” child welfare services have been disrupted and better prepare agencies for future disruptions

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Learn how child welfare agencies can transfer select operations online and out of a central worksite.

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Browse a list of organizations that offer training activities with defined learning objectives, including self-paced e-learnings, webinars, or videos.

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Is your team responding to or recovering from a disaster? Are you looking for ways to prepare more effectively in the future? Come together to watch “Rising to the Challenge: Lessons Learned in Responding to Disasters” and hear directly from youth, families, and agencies with lived expertise tackling the immediate crisis of disasters.

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Get an overview of the issues related to the physical and emotional safety of child welfare workers.