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Archive: June 2018

This past March, child welfare leaders from across the State of California gathered at the University of California at Davis for a two-day CQI Conference for Child Welfare and Probation. Hosted by California’s Department of Social Services and organized by the Data Center’s longtime partners at the Northern California Training Academy, attendees participated in lectures and workshops designed to support county child welfare leaders in their efforts to build strong CQI systems. Policy Fellow Jennifer Haight and Senior Researcher Lily Alpert — both members of the Data Center staff — were among the presenters, leading the following keynote and breakout sessions: Setting the context: Creating a common language for CQI. In this keynote, Jennifer Haight and Peter Watson discussed the differences between CQI structures and CQI processes, and the demand to support performance improvement efforts with evidence. Nuts and Bolts Part 1. In this workshop, Jennifer Haight and Lily Alpert reviewed… Read more >

The independent Tennessee Accountability Center, housed at the Center for State Child Welfare Data at Chapin Hall, is charged to issue three reports on the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services’ maintenance of program, policy, and practice improvements achieved during the years under consent decree. Download the second Tennessee Accountability Center report, focused on measures of the process of care, the quality of care, and the Department’s capacity to provide care.... Read more >