Let’s Improve Child Welfare Outcome: The Workforce Matters Briefing

All of the videos are now available from the June 28, 2016 briefing on the child welfare workforce, co-sponsored by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA).

This briefing entitled, Let’s Improve Child Welfare Outcomes: The Workforce Matters is part of on-going efforts to educate key policymakers in Washington and on Capitol Hill about the importance of a well-trained, educated, and staffed workforce within child welfare. Panelists included Jenny Wood, Chief Deputy, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Helen Cahalane, University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work, Barry Chaffkin, Fostering Change for Children, and Brandi Stocksdale, Baltimore City Department of Social Services. Opening remarks were given by Christine James-Brown, President and CEO of the Child Welfare League of America and the closing remarks were provided by Angelo McClain, CEO of NASW. Joan Levy Zlotnik, NASW Senior Consultant and child welfare workforce expert, served as moderator for this briefing.

Visit the NASW Social Work Blog for a post on this briefing and to view the videos of this event.