Implementation

Introducing Virginia’s Mobile Solution
The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) and the 18 local departments of social services (LDSS) identified the lack of technological supports to help child welfare workers complete the administrative tasks of their job as a cause of turnover.
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Using Technology to Reduce the Burden of Paperwork: Preliminary Lessons Learned from the QIC-WD Virginia Site
The Quality Improvement Center for Workforce Development (QIC-WD) partnered with the Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) in 2017 to conduct research examining the efficacy of technology interventions aimed at reducing child welfare staff turnove
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Conducting Comprehensive Workforce Needs Assessments in Child Welfare
Check out this article, "Conducting Comprehensive Workforce Needs Assessments in Child Welfare," by the QIC-WD team.
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Using a Logic Model to Guide Workforce Interventions
The QIC-WD uses logic models—visual representations that depict the resources that go into and expected results that will come out of the implementation of a program—to guide the implementation and evaluation of the selected interventions.
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Washington: Telework
Washington’s choice to examine telework as a means of strengthening its child welfare workforce.
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Washington Selects a Workforce Intervention: Telework
The Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) will be implementing and testing the effectiveness of telework for child welfare field operations staff and their supervisors.
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Understanding the Work of the QIC-WD
In September 2017 the QIC-WD team delivered a presentation to attendees at the National Staff Development and Training Association Professional Development Conference. View portions of our workshop presentations:
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