Northeast and Caribbean Child Welfare Implementation Center

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Supporting and facilitating communication, networking and sustainable change.

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Welcome to the NCIC


NCIC is one of five regionally-focused Child Welfare Implementation Centers to join the Children's Bureau Training & Technical Assistance Network. We engage with State and Tribal child welfare agencies in Regions 1 & 2 to provide resources and support aimed at improving the quality and effectiveness of child welfare services for children, youth and families. The NCIC Team works with child welfare leaders and managers in Regions 1 & 2 to:

Discover the "Keys" to Effective Implementation:

Download a power point presentation from a recent NCIC & MA DCF presentation on the topic of implementing sustainable systems change in child welfare.

Download an audio file of our most recent Peer Networking Call on "Coaching Strategies"

Download the corresponding power point presentation

To listen to the above MP3 files, you can download Windows Media Player for free.

Check out our recently published articles: - "Basics of Coaching, A brief review of recent literature" and "New Jersey Deptartment of Children and Families 'Managing by Data' National Promising Practice Findings"


Current NCIC State Projects/Selected Sites

Massachusetts: Enhancing Supervisory Capacity to Support and Sustain the
New DCF Integrated Casework Practice Model

New Hampshire: Statewide Family-Centered Practice Model for Child Welfare
and Juvenile Justice

New Jersey: Managing with Data to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families


New York: Building a System of Sustainable Supports for Child Welfare Supervisors


Vermont: Comprehensive Statewide Practice Model Implementation


Penobscot and Passamaquoddy Tribal Consortium: Building Tribal Practice Models and Compatible Data Tracking Systems

NCIC Implementation Projects / Sites