Document Category: Data-Driven Decision Making

The Impact of Turnover on Families Involved in Child Welfare

This brief consists of thirty resources divided into three sections (Impact, Community Voice, and Systems Transformation) that examine the impact of turnover and highlight the importance of studying and developing strategies to address this topic.

Kids Count Data Center

A project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation and a premier source of data on children and families. Each year, the Foundation produces a comprehensive report — the KIDS COUNT Data Book — that assesses child well-being in the United States.

Family First Toolkit Part 3: Evaluating & Improving Quality

The tools in this kit align with the second phase of Family First Implementation: evaluating and improving quality. These tools focus on identifying and collecting the necessary data for Family First CQI and provide guidance to help jurisdictions build the infrastructure for a CQI process that identifies gaps in performance, explores underlying conditions, and promotes …

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Elevating Culturally Specific Evidence-Based Practices

This brief provides an overview of ten culturally specific programs and two culturally responsive interventions, the evidence for each, and the considerations for next steps to have each reviewed and possibly approved by the Prevention Services Clearinghouse. Each was uniquely and intentionally designed for people of color, with varied social economic status, and seeks to …

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Connecting HR and Child Welfare Data

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 Challenge of Measuring Turnover in Child Welfare

To address the challenge of turnover in child welfare it is important to understand why people leave, when they leave, and what we know about the workforce. This video explores what agencies can do to better measure and understand turnover.

Worker Turnover is a Persistent Child Welfare Challenge – So is Measuring It

The QIC-WD team has spent five years working with public child welfare agencies to implement and study efforts to address turnover, and data about the impact of those efforts are forthcoming. In addition, our work with agencies has affirmed the need to standardize how turnover is measured (both within an agency and across jurisdictions) and …

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