Daily Update May 29, 2018
Predictive Analytics in Child Welfare
Predictive Analytics in Child Welfare: Considerations in Contracting Vendors for Predictive Analytics
Predictive analytics is a set of advanced analytical methods that may enable child welfare agencies to leverage a range of case-level data about families’ situations, turning hindsight into insight and improving child welfare outcomes. Some child welfare agencies are currently implementing predictive analytics, though these efforts are in their infancy. In most existing cases, child welfare agencies decided to partner with an outside organization to run the technical analyses, as opposed to building in-house statistical or predictive modeling expertise. This document:
• outlines sections for a request for proposal (RFP) for an organization to procure predictive analytic capability,
• provides guiding principles and ideas that should be considered during the contract development process, and
• walks through examples specific to the context of child welfare.
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2018 Georgia Conference on Children and Families October 17-19, 2018
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