Provide feedback for the development of the Colorado Child & Family Services Plan

Colorado is drafting a new state Child and Family Services Plan, which is essentially a five-year strategic plan for child welfare.  The Colorado Department of Human Services is asking ANYONE with an interest in child welfare to TAKE THIS SURVEY by Wednesday, January 16, 2019. 

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* 1. Which of the following should be the highest priority goal in Colorado over the next 5 years?

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* 2. What is the greatest obstacle to improvement in Colorado child welfare practice?

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* 3. Which practice/change will have the greatest positive impact for youth?

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* 4. Which practice/change will have the greatest positive impact for families?

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* 5. Rank the practice/change which will have the greatest positive impact on placement options (1 = greatest impact, 5 = least impact):

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* 6. Rank the practice/change which will have the greatest positive impact when the county assesses an allegation of abuse or neglect (1 = greatest impact, 4 = least impact):

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* 7. Which training system improvements would have the greatest positive impact for foster and kinship families?

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* 8. Rate your level of agreement with the following statement about the Colorado child welfare system:

  Strongly agree Agree Unsure/Don't know Disagree Strongly disagree
Policies and practice reflect attention to diversity appropriate to the communities served.
Counties take families’ culture into consideration during decision making.
Counties make LGBTQ resources available for children, youth and families.
Counties have services available which reflect the language/culture/ethnicity of children, youth and families.

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* 9. Please list any other high-priority goals that Colorado should address in the strategic planning process:

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* 10. Please select the type(s) of organization that you represent:

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* 11. If you would like to be involved in future stages of the strategic planning process, please provide your email address:

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* 12. Is there anything else you'd like to share?

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