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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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Read the guide to learn more about this resource and how it can help agencies assess their capacity for implementing, planning, putting in place, and sustaining successful parent partner programs.

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Understand the role of coaching in supporting workers, including coaching functions, effectiveness, models, and strategies.

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Use this presentation to follow along with the speakers as you watch the 2021 CWVE Session 4 webinar, Intentional Inclusion: Creating Equity in the Workplace. 

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Explore strategies to help child welfare organizations create equity in the workplace. 

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Use the template and instructions provided to develop parent partner program manuals.

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Use the four domain areas of the Parent Partner Program Navigator to learn the key components of designing and implementing successful parent partner programs.

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Browse casework activities to use before, during, and after a caseworker visit with children, youth, and families.

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Learn how supervisors and program managers can assist child welfare caseworkers in conducting quality visits with parents.

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Explore resources related to Intentional Inclusion: Creating Equity in the Workplace video. 

Podcast

Explore part 4 of the series and infographic to learn about collaborating to build a fully supportive system to meets the needs of families in their communities.
 

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Explore coaching steps and tips supervisors can use to help workers strengthen skills and meet goals.

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Listen to an attorney and a parent ally, both partners with Washington State’s child welfare system, explain how parent partner programs are essential to prevention services.