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Capacity Building

CENTER FOR STATES

How We Partner With the Community to Improve Service Options Podcast Series

Becoming a Family-Focused System logo, a family inside a house supported by two hands

Presents stories from the field that illustrate how agencies are changing organizational culture to support collaborative development of a service array that is more responsive to families and youth. Program managers can use this podcast series to spark conversations with staff and stakeholders about working collaboratively to build a supportive system that meets the full spectrum of needs of families in their communities.

Listen to these podcast episodes at your desk or on the go to hear child welfare leaders, staff, and stakeholders talk about the challenges agencies, community partners, and families face, strategies they are using to transform their culture, and draw inspiration from their successes.

Framework for Change and the Leadership Role: Episode 1

Use this series and infographic to explore working collaboratively to build a comprehensive system that meets the needs of families in their communities.

Starting and Sustaining Collaborative Partnerships: Episode 2

Use part 2 of the series and infographic to learn about collaborating to build a fully supportive system that meets the needs of families in their communities.

Including Family, Youth, and Community Voice at the System Level: Episode 3

Explore part 3 of the series and infographic to learn about collaborating to build a fully supportive system to meets the needs of families in their communities.

Shifting to a Family-Focused Organizational Culture: Episode 4

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.
 

Data Sharing for Planning and Decision-Making: Episode 5

Explore part 5 of the series and infographic to learn about collaborating to build a fully supportive system to meets the needs of families in their communities.

Coordinating Prevention Services in the Community: Episode 6

Explore part 6 of the series and infographic to learn about collaborating to build a fully supportive system to meets the needs of families in their communities.

Collaborating to Create Family-Focused Courts: Episode 7

Explore part 7 of the series and infographic to learn about collaborating to build a fully supportive system to meets the needs of families in their communities.

Use the Building Our Child Welfare System Together Infographic to see themes and key takeaways from the podcast series. Teams and individuals can reference the infographic as they listen to the podcast series to identify strategies and considerations.

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