The Health of the Human Services Workforce

Report

Human services workers are often under intense pressure with access to only few resources. This report identifies the gap between what human services workers are asked to do, and their capacity for effectively delivering on those duties. 

March 12, 2003

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The Human Services Workforce Initiative

The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Commitment

Brief

This report presents an overview of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s long-term efforts to address gaps in the systems that serve disadvantaged children and families. 

November 5, 2000

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Building an Integrated Services Model

Report

This report describes how peer technical assistance – which allows participating communities to share knowledge, and leverage practical experience and innovations from other places – can help strengthen families.

December 5, 2003

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Finding Place in Making Connections Communities

Applying GIS to Residents’ Perceptions of Their Neighborhoods

Report

For policymakers, funders and front-line professionals, this report describes how to involve residents in place-based strategies that address the needs of disadvantaged children and families. 

January 6, 2010

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Implementing ChildStat

A “how-to” guide for child welfare and other client-serving systems

Report

ChildStat is a management accountability and quality improvement process created to examine New York City’s child welfare outcomes. This 28-page guide describes the history, goals and core features of the approach, along with lessons learned about implementation.

February 5, 2015

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10 Practices Part Two

Making the Business Case: Research and References for 10 Practices and Appendices

Report

The Child Welfare Leader’s Desk Guide is designed to help busy child welfare leaders gauge their agency’s effectiveness and chart a course toward measureable improvement. Part two of the Desk Guide includes research, references and appendices that will help leaders and their staff make the business case for improving policies and practices, with a goal of improving how children in the child welfare system fare.

April 9, 2015

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