Agency Workforce Estimation: A Step Toward More Effective Workload Management
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Agency Workforce Estimation: A Step Toward More Effective Workload Management

November 3, 2008
Dennis Wagner, PhD
Kristen Johnson, PhD
Theresa Healy, MS

Evidence indicates that many child welfare agencies are experiencing workforce shortages. The article reviews recent research findings that link adequate staffing to improved child safety and well-being and outlines simple steps child welfare administrators can take to evaluate and manage agency workload capacity.