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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, youth, and families, while supporting the professionals that serve them. We work with agencies to leverage information and drive data-based decision-making for interested parties to create more stable environments that support the reduction in vulnerability among children, youth, and families.

We can help you with:

  • Child Welfare Systems (CCWIS) feasibility studies and planning
  • Family First Prevention Services Act
  • Policy and practice assessment and improvement
  • Organizational development
  • Human service integration and community engagement
  • Refugee resettlement assessment and planning
  • Workforce development and training
  • Organizational strategic planning
  • Foster care reduction and outcome improvement
  • Systems of care and human services value curve planning and implementation

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, youth, and family services modernization goals with:

  • Strong interpretation and implementation of child welfare, youth, and family services 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, youth, and family services agencies, 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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