Building Knowledge to Strengthen the Child Welfare Workforce

Eight Child Welfare Systems Selected to Test Workforce Strategies

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Our Mission

The Quality Improvement Center for Workforce Development (QIC-WD) is dedicated to understanding how to improve child workforce outcomes. Ultimately, improvements in workforce outcomes can lead to enhanced child and family outcomes for state and tribal child welfare systems.

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Myth Busting Corner

A strong relationship between two things isn’t enough to prove that one causes the other. Listen to this TED talk or check out these spurious correlations!


Communicating complex ideas to diverse stakeholders is central to reliable decision making. Well-designed data visualizations provide a platform for engaging stakeholders in ways that are tailored to their interest, familiarity, and expertise.

Myth Busting Corner

The major difference in workplace expectations between the generations is really company culture.