The Driving Sustainable Success in Child Welfare Podcast

The Driving Sustainable Success in Child Welfare Podcast

The Driving Sustainable Success in Child Welfare podcast is hosted by the Child Welfare Division of the South Carolina Department of Social Services. This is an intentional space for us to talk together, discover together, and grow together. If you have a passion for serving children and strengthening families, then you have come to the right place.

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May 29, 2024 56 mins

On this episode of Driving Sustainable Success in Child Welfare Podcast, host Emily Medere is joined by three youth from the Youth Engagement Advocates (YEA!) Council to discuss the importance of education for youth in foster care and the role that placement stability plays in educational achievement for young people in the foster care system. 

 

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On this episode of the Driving Sustainable Success in Child Welfare Podcast we will discuss the Child Welfare Professional Advancement Pathway which is an opportunity for SCDSS child welfare case managers to receive additional compensation as a result of achieving specific practice milestones and receiving specialized training. We will discuss how the Pathway was developed, who is eligible for this opportunity, and how case manager...

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May 31, 2023 16 mins

In this very special episode, all about the importance of Sibling Connections, we have the pleasure of being joined by a member of our SCDSS Child Welfare Youth Engagement Advocates Council. Encouraging and maintaining sibling connections is integral to living out our GPS Guiding Principle of being Family-Centered and we know youth that are able to maintain connections with their siblings (and other family members) while experienci...

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April 28, 2023 24 mins

In this episode of the Driving Sustainable Success in Child Welfare Podcast, Emily Medere is joined by guest Tim Nix to discuss the definition of child well-being and how the Well-Being Team can assist frontline case managers in helping ensure the medical, dental and behavioral health needs of children and youth are met. This episode is sure to provide a wealth of information to all who listen!

 

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March 8, 2023 49 mins

In this episode of the Driving Sustainable Success in Child Welfare Podcast, Emily Medere is joined by guests Dawn Barton and Jocelyn Gibson to discuss the placement of children and youth in foster care. The group discusses how placement decisions get made, what is involved in looking for best placement for a child or youth, what current challenges are presenting in placement, and what the Department is doing to address them, among...

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January 30, 2023 47 mins

In this episode of the Driving Sustainable Success in Child Welfare Podcast we will explore what it means to do a quality assessment and how it can influence better work with and outcomes for children, youth, and families. Carissa Gainey, Director of the Office of Safety Management, joins us for this discussion and it is one you will not want to miss!

 

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November 21, 2022 32 mins

In this second episode, we will be going deeper with one of our core practice skills of the GPS Practice Model – teaming. Deputy State Director of Child Welfare, and guest, Lauren Tinman, Director of the Office of Family and Community Services explore what a quality practice of teaming in Child Welfare means for the outcomes for children and families the Agency serves. They share what a Child and Family Team is, how it looks in pra...

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In our first episode, we will be exploring the foundation of practice within Child Welfare at SC Department of Social Services, the Guiding Principles and Standards (GPS) Practice Model. Deputy State Director of Child Welfare, Emily Medere, and guest, Josie Jones, County Director for Spartanburg County, do a deep dive into all things GPS -where did it come from, what does it mean, and how do we use it to improve our practices with ...

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