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

Our team of child welfare consultants features former public agency professionals, giving us extra insight into the challenges your child welfare agency faces. We work with you to help you build sustainable programs that assist you in ensuring the safety and wellbeing of your clients, including reduced foster care, more stable home environments, and reduced vulnerability. We can help you with:

  • Child Welfare Systems (CCWIS) requirements
  • Family First Prevention Services Act
  • Title IV-E eligibility

Our collaborative approach helps us learn about all that you do, and get to know your unique challenges. This helps us provide you with an independent assessment based on your specific needs. We:

  • Provide strong interpretation and implementation of child welfare programs and policy
  • Build a consistent project management toolkit that helps you stay on track with your projects and processes
  • Offer a balance of people, process, and technology, with your children and families as the priority for everything we do

BerryDunn's child welfare consulting services include:

  • Business process reengineering―Conduct thorough gap analysis and improve business processes.
  • Technology consulting—Facilitate procurement and system selection and software implementation that improves Child Welfare System (CCWIS) efficiency.
  • Financial management consulting—Leverage our experience to provide guidance on child welfare payment rate setting, Title IV-E eligibility, Medicaid claiming, Family First funding, and State Plan Amendments.
  • Strategic planning―Create roadmaps to success and identify tactical goals to improve process and outcomes with strategic technology planning.
  • Program and project management—Assist with vendor management, requirements gathering, stakeholder facilitation, and child welfare policy analysis.
  • Organizational change management—For a host of change management needs, we provide guidance on processes, project management, and technology modernization.
  • COVID-19 recovery services—Apply new federal funding to process and system modernization efforts; conduct after-crisis assessment and strategic planning.

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.

Related Professionals


  • Doug Rowe
    Justice and Public Safety
    T 207.541.2330

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