Child Welfare Data & Results

What are performance indicators?

They are a tool to help child welfare strive for better outcomes for the children and families they serve.

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Why are performance indicators important?

They are going to help shape the future of Ontario’s child welfare services.

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How else is data used in child welfare?

To conduct program evaluations, influence policy, and to inform advocacy strategies.

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To be safe means to be free from harm or danger.

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Permanency is a word used in child welfare to describe stability.

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Well-being refers to the social, emotional and physical health of a child.

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What is next in performance management?

The performance indicators project is a long-term initiative whose goal is to improve the delivery of services and to increase accountability.

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