This summary introduces a tool aimed at helping child welfare advocates navigate real-world hurdles (No time! Too many numbers!) to improve how they collect — and crunch — data. The larger goal? Empower statistically savvy decision making that will enhance the lives of children in foster care.

January 1, 2001

In This Report, You’ll Learn

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    Keys to a successful self-evaluation team.

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    How to utilize data you already have.

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    Three effective data-analysis tools.

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    Common information roadblocks.

Key Takeaway

The Self-Evaluation Tool allows organizations to better gauge how policies and procedures are performing.

Thanks to the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s self-evaluation tool, the math is simple: Better data + enhanced policies and practices + increased confidence in implementing change = improved outcomes for children in America’s foster care system.

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