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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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Learn the importance of effective, ongoing collaboration between child welfare agencies and community-based partners.

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Learn about the importance of successful collaboration and engagement for implementing prevention-focused systems.

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See how coordination can improve identification, reporting, and services for youth who are victims or at risk of becoming victims of sex trafficking.

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Defines prepermanancy services for prospective adoptive and guardianship families and raises awareness about the need for more prepermanency services supports alongside postpermanency supports.

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Learn to prepare transgender children and youth for court and support them in the courtroom.