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State Panel Discussion for Courts Data Exchange

Published: January 17, 2018
Categories:
Technical Assistance
Topics:
Child Welfare, Child Welfare Information Systems

In this presentation, the Children's Bureau's Division of State Systems (DSS) hosted a state panel discussion on building and maintaining a data exchange between courts and child welfare information systems. This discussion included a description and background of the state data exchanges in Utah, Alabama, District of Columbia, and Texas. The participants conversed about data security and use, maintenance and enhancements of the data exchanges, and lessons learned.

Note: Due to a weather event, the speakers for Alabama were unable to attend and therefore, DSS provided a speaker to present their materials.

The speakers for this panel were:
Utah:

  • Dana Rickert, SAFE Business Analyst, Department of Technology Services
  • Joseph Listello, SAFE Lead Developer, Department of Technology Services

Alabama:

  • Tim Preskitt, FACTS Project Manager, Department of Human Resources
  • Holly Christian, FACTS Functional, Department of Human Resources
  • Donna Reardon, FACTS Functional, Department of Human Resources
  • Danny Luster, FACTS Functional, Department of Human Resources
  • Karen Smith, Director, Family Services Division, Department of Human Resources
  • John James, Deputy Commissioner Family Services, Department of Human Resources

District of Columbia:

  • David Elges, Chief Information Officer; Child Information System Administration; Child and Family Services Agency
  • Spencer Wilder III, IT Manager; Child Information System Administration; District of Columbia’s Child Family Services
  • Kamal Devabhaktuni, Lead Interface Developer, Child Information System Administration; Child and Family Services Agency

Texas:

  • Angelita Lindemann, IT Business Relationship Management; Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
  • Christie Mitschke, IT Production Operations, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services


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Last Reviewed: October 8, 2018