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Child welfare consulting—people, process, and technology working for your most vulnerable clients


Our child welfare consulting team works with you to help build sustainable programs that support the safety and well-being of children and families, while supporting child welfare professionals. We work with agencies to leverage data and drive effective decision-making for interested parties to create more stable environments that support the reduction in child vulnerability.

We can help you with:

  • Child Welfare Systems (CCWIS) requirements
  • Family First Prevention Services Act
  • Title IV-E eligibility
  • Human service integration and community engagement

Our collaborative approach provides us with the perspective we need to understand your unique challenges. We develop an independent assessment based on your specific needs and support your child welfare modernization goals with:

  • Strong interpretation and implementation of child welfare programs and policy
  • A best practice framework using research from the field and lessons learned to help your agency avoid costly mistakes in implementation
  • A project management toolkit that helps you stay on track with your projects and processes
  • A balance of people, process, and technology to tackle any challenge

BerryDunn's child welfare consulting services include:

  • Business process reengineering―Conducting thorough gap analysis and improving business processes.
  • Technology consulting—Facilitating procurement and system selection and software implementation that improves Child Welfare System (CCWIS) efficiency.
  • Financial management consulting—Guiding you with best practices for child welfare payment rate setting, Title IV-E eligibility, Medicaid claiming, Family First funding, State Plan Amendments, and budgeting.
  • Strategic planning―Creating roadmaps and tactical goals to support your strategy of improving collaboration, processes, and outcomes.
  • Program and project management—Assisting with vendor management, requirements gathering, facilitation of interested parties, and child welfare policy analysis.
  • Organizational change management—Providing guidance for implementing change management best practices necessary for effective process, operational, organizational, and technology modernization.
  • Data analytics services—Working with almost any healthcare data or database technology, we offer comprehensive programming and data management support that encourages data-driven decision-making.

As partners with your child welfare agency, we collaborate to build sustainable programs that assist you in serving your clients.

For more information or to see how we can help you, please contact the child welfare consulting team.

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Principals

  • Doug Rowe
    Principal
    Justice and Public Safety
    T 207.541.2330

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