Foster Care & Kinship

Identify Connections for Placement and Permanency

Finding the best placement the first time for a child coming into care is every foster care or kinship social worker’s mission. But critical information about the child—relatives, behavioral issues, or medical history—is often hidden or virtually impossible to retrieve. Workers need that hidden information to find the right placement at the right time. This is a story about two workers who are using a protective services case discovery platform, Traverse, to surface “dark data” to achieve permanence for children.

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