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We are preparing to gather input from key personnel at state and county child welfare agencies to inform the latest workforce trends in the U.S. We hope your agency will join the conversation!


Our Mission

The Quality Improvement Center for Workforce Development (QIC-WD) is dedicated to understanding how to improve child workforce outcomes. Ultimately, improvements in workforce outcomes can lead to enhanced child and family outcomes for state and tribal child welfare systems.

Recent Blog and News Updates


Organizations seeking to implement and evaluate a workforce intervention must be prepared for change.


The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) was the first QIC-WD site to select a workforce intervention.


“Organizational culture” is a term used to describe the norms and expectations in a work environment.