Building Support for Innovation Inside Child Welfare Agencies

Tools for Rebuilding Foster Care

…within child welfare organizations. Multiple tools are described and applied within the context of one ... of four child welfare change scenarios. The document includes an overview of systems thinking and lists ... How organization development tools can be effectively used in child welfare. ... The range of organization development tools and how they can be applied in the child welfare system.

August 10, 2001

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Creating Resident Led Governance Structures

A Making Connections Peer Technical Assistance Match Between Boston, Massachusetts and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

…Settlement. It includes the importance of board elections, resident leadership skills, youth involvement ... , youth involvement and collaborative decision-making are connected to tangible community goals. 

August 11, 2004

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U.S. Teenage Pregnancies, Births and Abortions

National and State Trends, and Trends by Race and Ethnicity

This report details the most current teenage pregnancy, birth, and abortion statistics as of January 2010. It concludes with discussion of the methodology and the sources used to obtain the estimates.

January 1, 2010

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Building Neighborhood Capacity for Strong Families and Safe Children

A Making Connections Peer Technical Assistance Match Between Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Louisville, Kentucky

child welfare, economic support and behavioral health services as part of its Making Connections effort ... How to help child welfare and other agencies shift their service delivery to the community level. ... Child Welfare Services Served as the Cornerstone for the Development of the Neighborhood Centers ... Involving residents and community leaders helps make child welfare and other social services more

May 1, 2005

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