Quality Improvement Centers (QICs) generate and disseminate research and knowledge in specific focus areas with the goal of helping agencies, managers, workers, and other child welfare professionals with service delivery.
- Quality Improvement Center on the Representation of Children in the Child Welfare System Visit disclaimer page - Collects, develops, and communicates knowledge on child representation that presents the strengths and weaknesses of methods of representing children, promotes consensus on the role of the child's legal representative, and provides an analysis of how legal representation for the child might best be delivered.
- Quality Improvement Center for Workforce Development Visit disclaimer page - Selects, implements, rigorously evaluates, and disseminates knowledge about innovative and promising workforce improvement strategies to address pervasive child welfare workforce challenges and improve child and family outcomes.
Former Quality Improvement Centers
- Quality Improvement Center on Differential Response in Child Protective Services Visit disclaimer page - Generates knowledge on effective practice models of differential response in child protective systems and supports the infrastructure at state and local levels to improve outcomes for children and families referred for suspected maltreatment.
- Quality Improvement Center on Early Childhood Visit disclaimer page - Generates and disseminates robust evidence and new knowledge about program and systems strategies that contribute to child maltreatment prevention and optimal child development.
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