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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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This guide is designed to support administrative leaders in states and other jurisdictions in using data to assess and identify ways to improve their service array.

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Explore how data reported in AFCARS about youth who run away from state custody can be used to inform interventions.

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Get guidance, tips, and strategies for assessing agency culture and climate. 

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Find the eligibility requirements of the Children’s Justice Act grant and the roles and responsibilities of grantees.

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Explore information and get guidance about sex trafficking and identification of sex trafficking victims.

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Learn about State Liaison Officers are, who they are, their roles, responsibilities, and resources.

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Explore tips and strategies to effectively engage and sustain the involvement of families and youth at the agency level. 

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Explore sex trafficking prevention best practices for implementing provisions of the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act (P.L. 113-183).