Monthly Archives: May 2011

Professional Outcome Managers – Part 1

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This is a notion that has been bouncing around in my brain for a while now so I think its time to put it in print. I was a  case worker once; it was a long time ago. The experience … Continue reading

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Bees and 5 Reasons We Need to Blog

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Child welfare folks tend to be rather shy about using social media tools. I don’t know if it is related to a lack of knowledge and expertise or if it is due to a desire to stay behind the scenes.  … Continue reading

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Technical Assistance

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The federal Administration for Children & Families (ACF) recently released a request for comments on, among other things, the Child & Family Service Reviews (CFSR: see Federal Register, Volume 76, Number 65).  The request for comments covers a broad range … Continue reading

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Crisis Family Care

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In my last blog post, I discussed the number of ‘initiatives’ aimed at ‘reinventing’ foster care (see Building a Better Abacus). I suggested that perhaps the whole concept of foster care, as an approach to protecting children, was an antiquated … Continue reading

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