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Learn about the Child Welfare Capacity Building Collaborative, its history, the purpose of capacity building, the three Centers it comprises, and the services it provides.

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Understand the principles underlying service provisioning for the Collaborative, in addition to goals, audiences, objectives, and examples.

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Learn about the identified five dimensions of capacity, browse examples of each, and find out why each dimension is important to an organization.

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Available on CapLEARN; registration required.
Provides a broad overview of the Child Welfare Response to Child and Youth Sex Trafficking learning curriculum and explores how the curriculum could be integrated into agency training programs.

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Parts 1, 2, and 3 offers best practices information on responding to sex trafficking of children and youth in child welfare, and building knowledge on the special needs of trafficking victims and youth at risk of becoming victims.

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Presents technologies that are used in simulations and a variety of settings in which simulations can be used effectively.

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Explore additional resources and learn strategies for moving forward with prioritizing lived expertise in child welfare.

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The video introduces participants to technical requirements for joining the Virtual Expo event, such as systems check and audio requirements, and instructs participants on how to upload a profile picture. 

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This brief provides updates for State Citizen Review Panels (CRPs) in the following States: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Hawaii, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Wyoming. 

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Here you will find interviews with Toni Lawal, Tennessee’s Citizen Review Panel (CRP) Coordinator, and Stuart Oppenheim, Executive Director of the Child and Family Policy Institute of California; an update on the Pennsylvania CRP; and Office on Child Abuse and Neglect (OCAN) and Children’s Bureau (CB) updates.

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Read about our new Young Adult Consultant team member, find helpful information about the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA), ways to engage persons with lived experience, and more!

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Find information about the national citizen review panel community, including federal and state updates, webinars, and more.

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Find information about the national citizen review panel community, including federal and state updates, webinars, and more.

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Find information about the national citizen review panel (CRP) community, including federal and state updates, webinars, and more.

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Find information about the new CRP Peer Group lead, the NCRP Advisory Board update, communication tools for CRPs, and more.