2019 CQI Statewide Conference for Child Welfare and Probation

This page provides access to the presentations and materials offered throughout the 2019 Continuous Quality Improvement Statewide Conference for Child Welfare and Probation, which was hosted by the Northern California Training Academy at the University of California, Davis from March 27-28, 2019.  This statewide conference brought together child welfare and probation professionals, leaders, researchers, analysts and other stakeholders interested in learning from one another's successes and challenges and continuing to develop CQI strategies and systems that benefit organizations and improve outcomes for children and families.

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CQI Conference Thought Takeaways

Several of the conference keynote speakers and workshop presenters share takeaways in these brief and informative video presentations filmed during the conference.

Anita Barbee - Building a CQI Process for the Workforce


Jami Ledoux - Creating a Culture of Continuous Learning


Bryant Marks - Implicit/Unconscious Bias in the Human Services


Colleen Henry and Bryan Victor - Understanding and Utilizing Qualitative Data-Mining


Keynote Presentations

Welcome Presentation

California Department of Social Services


Safely Taking Bigger Risks through Conference Connections and Self-Reflections

Anna Jackson, Alpinista Consulting


Reading the Record: Enhancing Practice Knowledge and Child Welfare/Probation Outcomes Through Qualitative Data-Mining

Colleen Henry, Silberman School of Social Work


Data Visualization Lessons I Learned the Hard Way

Ann K. Emery, DepictDataStudio.com


The Hidden Biases of Good People: Implications for Child Welfare and Probation Professionals and the Populations They Serve

Bryant Marks, National Training Institute on Race and Equity


Creating a Culture of Continuous Learning

Jami Ledoux, Casey Family Programs


Lifting Up and Out: Taking Conference Home

Anna Jackson, Alpinista Consulting


Workshop Materials

The workshops listed below include those that were able to share their materials for posting. 


Accountability in Collaboration: Working in Partnership toward CQI


Building a CQI Process for Workforce Issues


Building the Evidence - The Evidence Matters


CFSR Case Review: What We Have Learned


CQI Constituent Engagement: Including and Unleashing Everyone in CQI


County Learning and Exchange


CQI Efforts at CDSS


CQI for Small Agency Data


CQI Happening Every Day Through the C-CFSR Process


CQI: One Size Does Not Fit All


Creating a Culture of Learning: The Role of Leadership


Data Visualization: A Deeper Dive


Effectively Engaging This Generation of Workers


Getting to the "Why" and "How" of the Matter (Qualitative Data-Mining)


How to Create a Healthy CQI Culture


Nuts and Bolts Parts 1 and 2


Seeing the Whole Elephant: Fidelity, Assessment, Program Evaluation, and Implementation Research


The Trauma of Crossover Youth


Where the Data Meet the Stories


Additional CQI Resources from the Northern California Training Academy


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