This state panel discussion, featuring Florida and New Mexico, discussed alternatives for sharing child welfare and law enforcement data to improve practice. Florida staff described law enforcement involvement in the investigation process as well as automation to support criminal history checks. New Mexico staff described a law enforcement portal, which supports collaborative work with families. Both states discussed lessons learned and the panel concluded with a question and answer session.
This plenary session focused on leveraging public-private partnerships and interagency collaboration to strengthen and preserve families, reduce placements in out-of-home care, and provide support to children and youth in foster care.
This is a seminar for community treatment service providers in Washoe County, Nevada as part of the Nevada Initiative to Reduce Long-Term Foster Care. The seminar describes the initiative, the intervention, the concept for change, and the worker and treatment provider communications.