FROM its founding, Foster Together Network has been committed to data-driven decision-making, believing that better data systems can unlock better ways to serve our families.
MOVING FORWARD, we are focusing on utilizing enhanced data and data systems to improve reunification efforts for youth and both their biological families as well as their foster families.
We are exploring the most effective reunification supports and strategies for court-ordered parent services by developing a clear understanding of what the data is showing us. And on the user side, how this information may be utilized by referral navigation information systems and the decision makers behind them, so families can access the services needed to meet their court plan in a timely manner…and to heal.
In this vein, FTN has contributed to improving how data is used in serving families and improving our system in the following key ways: