Though the Data Portal, POC has been at the forefront of the effort to increase government transparency through data reporting.
Apr 22, 2014
So far, families involved with FAR have responded positively to the intervention. FAR is scheduled to roll out in phases during 2014.
Apr 14, 2014
Data shows that late night referrals are more likely to result in a substantiated allegation of child abuse or neglect.
Apr 09, 2014
Learn about how Washington prepared for FAR implementation and what we can expect next.
Mar 24, 2014
Washington made positive strides during the 2014 legislative session for vulnerable children and families.
Mar 23, 2014
POC strongly encourages the House to recognize the importance of a FAR evaluation by including funding for it in the budget.
Mar 10, 2014
Even with scientific evidence and years of experience, making decisions about child maltreatment cases can be very difficult.
Mar 06, 2014
HB 2699 allows foster parents increased flexibility in making decisions around extracurricular, enrichment and social activities.
Feb 24, 2014
Learn about what FAR is and how it will help families who are reported for suspected child maltreatment.
Feb 20, 2014
The new POC blog will cover aspects of the child welfare system including hot topics, policy trends, research, data analysis, and practice.
Jan 29, 2014