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NCCD News: New Director of Child Welfare and Staff Presents on Predictive Analytics

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Phil Decter, MSW, is named director of child welfare at NCCD. Meanwhile, Chris Scharenbroch presents on predictive analytics at the 26th Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research in Washington, DC.

SDM News, May 2018

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Consistent (or shared) language is essential for effective implementation of the Structured Decision Making® system.

NCCD News: Keeping Youth out of Jail, Meeting the Makers of Milwaukee 53206, and Blog Series on Adult Protection

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NCCD joins partnership to find and support students in St. Paul, Minnesota, who are at high risk for delinquency; Kathy Park and a small group of staff meet up with the makers of Milwaukee 53206; and our blog focuses on adult protection.

SDM News, April 2018

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Learn how data gathered through Structured Decision Making® implementation can assist agency leadership in making policy decisions.

NCCD News: The Fairness of Risk, and Kathy Park Presents at National Summit

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Chris Scharenbroch, NCCD’s associate director of research analytics, explores the concept of fairness when looking at risk among different populations in a new blog post, and CEO Kathy Park leads a session at the American Public Human Services Association National Health and Human Services Summit.

SDM News, March 2018

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Supervisors who lack time to coach the caseworkers they oversee may want to check out the March issue of SDM News, which offers a solution.   

NCCD News: Predictive Analytics: Pros and Cons, APS Tools, and Work With Kansas

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Two articles in this month’s newsletter look at the pros and cons of predictive analytics. Also, NCCD staff will present at the American Society on Aging Conference, and NCCD is partnering with Kansas to improve decision making in child welfare.

SDM News, February 2018

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Referencing major declines in surgery complication rates due to the adoption of a simple checklist, this issue of SDM News describes the advantages of breaking down complex tasks by using checklists.

NCCD News: New Blog Posts, Job Opportunities, and More

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NCCD celebrates a successful fundraising campaign and highlights two examples of noteworthy SDM® system implementations.

SDM News, January 2018

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Using helpful analogies to other professions, this edition of SDM News explains how SDM assessment tools aid social workers in balancing professional judgment with information gained from the tools.

NCCD News: Predictive Analytics in Child Welfare, WI Juvenile Justice, and New Supportive Housing Project

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NCCD announces its new paper on “Principles for Predictive Analytics in Child Welfare” and points to a Los Angeles Times article about a supportive housing program in which NCCD is a partner.