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Category: Data Center News

The independent Tennessee Accountability Center, housed at The Center for State Child Welfare Data at Chapin Hall, has produced its fourth report, focusing on the growing population of foster children in Tennessee in recent years and unpacking the reasons for it. This is the first in a series of new reports - two targeted reports and two comprehensive reports - to cover the period through December 31, 2020.... Read more >

Chapin Hall and the Center for State Child Welfare Data are pleased to offer Advanced Analytics for Child Welfare Administration from June 17-19, 2019 in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Due to popular demand, we have designed this particular iteration of the course specifically for members of the Illinois child welfare community. The class is designed expressly to help public and private agency managers build skills in using administrative data to make informed policy and practice decisions and improve outcomes for the children and families in their care. Who should take Advanced Analytics? This course is designed for public and private agency child welfare managers who work directly with information resources and who are in a position to influence the use of information in their organization. The course is targeted specifically to those in leadership positions who are empowered to facilitate best practices in measurement and evidence-based decision making within their child welfare agencies. Advanced Analytics is… Read more >

In a recent webinar, Data Center researchers discussed their work with private child welfare agencies to build capacity for evidence-based decision-making. Presenters gave examples of previously implemented tools and techniques, covering performance measurement, implementing theoretically sound interventions, and education and training.... Read more >

Friday, September 7, 2018 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET Click HERE to register  In partnership with the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities, researchers from Chapin Hall’s Center for State Child Welfare Data will discuss how they have worked with private child welfare agencies to support evidence-based policy and practice decision-making. Presenters will give examples of tools and techniques that the Data Center has implemented with other organizations, covering three types of work central to the problem solving challenges that agencies face today: Performance measurement. Here we will talk about the Data Center’s work with Necco — a foster care provider agency operating in Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, and Georgia — to develop a performance measurement system that enabled the organization to measure mission-critical outcomes, identify opportunities for improvement, and track change over time. Implementing theoretically sound interventions. In this segment, we will discuss the Data Center’s work with the nationally renowned… Read more >

In this webinar we will give you an overview of computerized adaptive mental health tests (CAT-MH™) and how it can be used to understand what young people need in the way of better care. Presenters will discuss the CAT-MH™ from varied perspectives related to their unique roles in the development of the CAT-MH™ and its implementation in Tennessee. ... Read more >