Oregon Department of Human Services, along with 26 other jurisdictions, has shown their commitment to improving their child welfare systems by joining the National Partnership for Child Safety (NPCS). NPCS brings a public health and safety science approach to reducing child abuse and neglect.
Michael Cull, one of our Center’s Associate Directors and an Associate Professor for the University of Kentucky College of Public Health, was invited to participate in an interview with Jefferson Public Radio to discuss Oregon’s role in the National Partnership for Child Safety.
Michael Cull, PhD, and his team at the Center for Innovation in Population Health, will join in leading the technical assistance efforts for the newly-formed National Partnership for Child Safety (NPCS). NPCS was formed by child welfare leaders in an effort to improve child safety and realign child welfare toward a more preventative child and family well-being system.
Just like in aviation and the nuclear industry, child welfare is a safety critical industry and high stakes high consequence decisions are made every day by child welfare workers and caregivers. Dr. Michael Cull, Associate Director for the Center for Innovation in Population Health (IPH Center), was recently interviewed in Welcome to the Field, a podcast for child welfare professionals, caregivers, and community partners. This podcast is hosted by Cassie Gillespie and Pete Cudney at the University of Vermont’s Child Welfare Training Partnership. Dr. Cull discusses his work applying safety science in… Read More