Document Tag: Podcast

Reimagining Child Welfare: Oregon’s Vision for Transformation

This podcast episode features one jurisdiction moving from discussion to action. Oregon’s Child Welfare Division has released its Vision for Transformation, which documents a strategic roadmap to success, including specific guiding principles, strategies, and measurable outcomes. Listeners will hear from Rebecca Jones Gaston, the director of Oregon’s Child Welfare Division, on why the vision was …

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

This webinar series 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 …

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Judge William Thorne on the History and Healing of American Indian Families

In this podcast episode Judge Thorne reflects on federal policies — such as the boarding school movement — that have had a devastating impact on American Indian children, families and culture. The questions then pivot to the present: What are the repercussions of these policies, what challenges are facing tribal communities today, and how are …

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When Preparation Meets Opportunity

Anne Graham, a child welfare middle manager from New Hampshire, developed a much needed change initiative during her participation in the LAMM. Although her project addressed a serious gap in worker pre-service training, it took several years until she was able influence and enact change. This story explains how her preparation met the opportunity to …

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