Child welfare data-sharing system launches in Michigan - WNEM TV 5

Child welfare data-sharing system launches in Michigan

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Michigan's foster care and adoption system is launching a new information-sharing platform that will help improve outcomes for children in the state's troubled child welfare system.

The department of human services initiated the online platform last week in a "soft launch" stage.

The new system consolidates databases for the state and agencies it works with... and aims to allow real-time sharing of case data.

The new platform will help shed light on areas of child welfare that can't currently be evaluated.

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