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Stability Now! Getting Proactive About the Child Welfare Workforce

Thursday, June 23 at 10 am PST/1 pm EST

Turnover and workforce capacity have long been a challenge in the world of child welfare. The Covid-19 pandemic and overall disruptions in the employment sector have taken these issues from challenge to full-blown crisis in many parts of the country.

Salaries are an important part of the conversation, but not the only factor. This online conversation will feature an expert panel of forward-thinking leaders in the field who focus on strategies for combatting turnover and vacancies, even in a tough labor market.


Andry Sweet, CEO, Children’s Home
Dr. Jay Miller, Dean, University of Kentucky School of Social Work
Barry Chaffkin, CEO, Fostering Change for Children
Leslie Calloway, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services
Moderated by: John Kelly, Co-Executive Director, Fostering Media Connections