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.

Recent Blog and News Updates


Michelle Graef, QIC-WD Project Director, shares an example of what the QIC-WD is learning: child welfare and human resources divisions need to work together to identify and address workforce issues.


Michelle Graef, QIC-WD Project Director, describes how the QIC-WD will share what we are learning as the project advances.


"We are honored to be part of this project and excited about partnering to find solutions to our workforce challenges."