Blogs

Seeking Public Child Welfare Agencies to Participate in the Child Welfare Workforce Analytics Institute
Staff recruitment, selection, and retention are constant challenges for child welfare agencies. In 2017, the QIC-WD selected eight sites from among many applicants to partner with us for a multi-year, rigorous evaluation to dive deep into their human reso
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Recent Research to Build Knowledge of the Child Welfare Workforce
Child welfare worker turnover is costly and can negatively affect the relationship between families and the child welfare agency.
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Mobile Solution Roll Out Update (November 2019)
Virginia’s mobile solution, COMPASS, allows case carrying child welfare workers and supervisors (known as family service specialists) to capture and manage case notes from the field.
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Virginia Rolls Out a Mobile Solution
A local news story from WSLS highlights how the Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) is implementing a mobile solution to reduce the burden of paperwork on child welfare workers.
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