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Use this tool with your prevention planning team to prepare for and tackle the adaptive challenges that many states face as they develop and implement prevention plans. 

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Teaming brings together varied expertise and skills needed to effectively guide change and implementation activities.

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This guide and recorded webinar are part of a collection of resources designed to help child welfare agency leaders, managers, and stakeholders build teams to guide the change and implementation process.

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Learn step-by-step how to build teams for the change and implementation process.

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Use this crosswalk to start thinking concretely about prevention planning as a change and implementation process. 

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This useful matrix and tool can help agency disaster planning teams respond to common disaster impacts and plan for them going forward.

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Provides concise information on the organization of the Coping With Disasters and Strengthening Systems series resources and offers suggestions for using the resources alone or together to help agencies develop, refine, and implement effective disaster plans.

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

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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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This workbook is designed to support knowledge and skill development as you listen, reflect, and discuss what you have learned throughout the process.