According to QIC-WD sites the keys to good implementation are to slow down, gain buy-in, and build a strong implementation team.
Document Category: Continuous Quality Improvement
Child welfare and human resources (HR) data need to be connected to answer important workforce questions. This video highlights some of the common challenges when trying to link the two data sets and how the QIC-WD is overcoming those challenges.
The Division of Milwaukee Child Protective Services worked with the QIC-WD to address organizational culture and climate. This video highlights the experience of workers, supervisors, and administrators who were involved in ARC, an intervention to bring worker voice to agency decision making.
This guide provides an overview of evaluation activities and resources that a state, county, tribal, or private child welfare agency can use to evaluate their delivery of the National Child Welfare Workforce Institute (NCWWI) Leadership Academy.
This document provides guidelines and suggestions for how to integrate a focus on equity and inclusion into the stages and activities associated with Child Family Services Reviews (CFSR).
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services designed this tip sheet to assist child welfare professionals in developing strong and successful evaluation plans. Included is thoughtful questions to walk you through the components of evaluation with evidence-based practices (EBP) in mind, as well as other useful resources.
This brief discusses the use of administrative data in the Permanency Innovations Initiative (PII) evaluation. The brief begins by defining administrative data and providing information about the most commonly used child welfare administrative datasets. It then outlines several of the challenges associated with using administrative data and concludes by highlighting the ways in which the …
This video explains why it is important to use comparison groups to identify problems and understand whether practices and programs are working. It introduces four common types of comparison groups and describes how and when they can be used to strengthen program evaluation.
This video discusses the importance of courts and child welfare agencies utilizing practical performance measurement and data sharing to avoid making decisions based on assumptions and anecdotes, which can result in unintended consequences.
This guide provides a framework and process that support a participatory evaluation from beginning to end. The information and data gathered during the evaluation can be used to demonstrate effectiveness and needs to clients, staff, funders, governments, and partners With a clear focus on improving services for clients and the engagement of diverse groups of …