How Will Your Child Welfare System Stack Up Against the Laws of Gravity

Our child welfare systems can feel like we are in a game of Jenga. We are attempting to grow and expand our systems by moving pieces one by one - while stretching our limited capacity. But with each move, the entire system risks collapse, particularly with worker shortages.

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Modernization Is Desperately Needed … But It’s Not Enough

While new technology can help us with everything from tracking work to enhancing our safety models, by itself it’s not enough.

When Technology Is Not the Solution

Despite years of investments worth billions of dollars, government has not seen the kind of radical results it expected from technology. A key reason why: States and localities first need to fix their capacity problem.

The Fen-Phen Phenomenon is Killing Our Children

We all agree child welfare in our world is not as healthy as we would like it to be. No one wants to see vulnerable children at risk, but it seems like every attempt to get healthier isn’t working, and we are all clinging to the hope that the next thing we try will be the real deal.

‘Bad Idea Jeans’: Why Do Governments Keep Making the Same Management Mistakes?

States and localities keep trying on the same pair of pants and expecting them to fit differently.

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