Illinois Drops Rapid Safety Feedback, A Predictive Analytics Tool
The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services has ended its use of Rapid Safety Feedback (RSF), a predictive analytics tool that was built in Florida to identify the children reported for maltreatment who are most at risk of serious harm or even death.
Seven of 11 New Governors Change Up Child Welfare Bosses
It is the second month of the year, which means it also the second month in the mansion for the 11 new governors sworn in for 2015. Here’s a look at three new state child welfare leaders who are stepping into some sticky situations: Illinois It surprised YSI that, in the majority of articles about George Sheldon taking over the Illinois Department of Children and Families, the focus was on Sheldon’s experience running the Florida Department of Children and Families from 2008 to 2011.
George Sheldon Leaving, Bill Bentley Joining Obama Administration in October
The shakeup at the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) continues, with top officials departing as the administration appoints leaders in child welfare advocacy to lead niche divisions of the agency.