Recording Now Available: Being a Good Consumer of Predictive Analytics in Child Protection
The final webinar in our series on predictive analytics in child protection is now available to watch! In this segment, Dr. Jesse Russell discusses what questions organizations considering predictive analytics should be asking—both of themselves and of researchers. The webinar includes discussions about how predictive analytics operates in the real world and how to best use it to improve outcomes for children and families. In case you weren't able to join us for the first two webinars in this series, Predictive Analytics and Child Protection: Constraints and Opportunities, and Three Examples of Predictive Analytics in Child Protection, you can watch them here.
As chief program officer at NCCD, Dr. Jesse Russell oversees a dynamic team of researchers, analysts, and program specialists focused on engaging social services agencies and other stakeholders in the process of using agency data to drive system improvement efforts. He has served as the principal investigator for projects supported by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the US Department of Health and Human Services, Casey Family Programs, and the Children’s Bureau, among others. His research on child welfare, juvenile justice, courts, and system improvement efforts has appeared in many publications, including the Journal of Juvenile Justice; Children and Youth Services Review; and Psychology, Public Policy, and Law.