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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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Use this guide for tips, and strategies concerning the critical role leadership plays in creating and sustaining positive organizational culture.

Video

Watch this recorded webcast to learn what it means to build a complete system of foster care as a support to families, not a substitute for parents.

Webinar

Discover how parent partner programs support family reunification by guiding and motivating parents into constructive interactions with the child welfare system and courts.

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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

Video

See the impact of a family court's approach to supporting families.

Video

Explore strategies for building an an organizational culture that promotes collaboration to improve service array.

Webinar

Explore the benefits of reunification and post-reunification supports and how these strategies help prevent reentry into foster care. 

PDF

Browse a list of organizations that offer training activities with defined learning objectives, including self-paced e-learnings, webinars, or videos.

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Get an overview of the issues related to the physical and emotional safety of child welfare workers.