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Identify data sources to explore how well your state’s case review system is functioning.

Publication Year 2023
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Assists readers in exploring the Youth Welfare approach to service provision in the area of health care.

Publication Year 2018
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Learn about Catherine’s journey recovering from trauma and addiction to be successfully reunified with her daughter.

Publication Year 2022
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Reflect on past results to inform plans for future improvements.

Publication Year 2022
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Use this helpful reminder of Child and Family Services Review (CFSR) measures to support CFSR planning and implementation activities.

Publication Year 2023
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Use this project management resource to plan for the development of a Program Improvement Plan (PIP). 

Publication Year 2024
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Access this project management resource to plan for the CFSR Statewide Assessment. 

Publication Year 2024
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Listen to a foster care advocate’s mental health journey.

Publication Year 2023
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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.

Publication Year 2017
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Explore considerations for collaboratively developing an equitable theory of change.

Publication Year 2023
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Explore considerations for monitoring and evaluating new interventions and applying findings to make adjustments aligned with equity and inclusion. 

Publication Year 2023
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Explore considerations for assessing readiness as part of an equitable and inclusive change and implementation process. 

Publication Year 2023
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Explore considerations for equitable, inclusive, and data-driven problem exploration.

Publication Year 2023
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Explore considerations for planning and building capacity for equitable implementation of new programs and practices. 

Publication Year 2023
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Explore considerations for convening a diverse team of partners, including people with lived expertise, to support equitable change and implementation efforts.

Publication Year 2023