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Washington State is Using Telework to Strengthen the Child Welfare Workforce

The Washington Department of Children, Youth and Families is implementing telework to strengthen their child welfare workforce. This video highlights their early experience with implementation from the perspective of workers, supervisors, and administrators.

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Why Washington State wants to stablize their child welfare workforce and be part of the QIC-WD

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