Family engagement is one of the cornerstones of the Virginia Children's Services System Transformation, transforming Virginia's child welfare system. No longer are Virginia's social service agencies the sole decision makers for Virginia's children and families. Family engagement requires a shift from the belief that agencies alone know what is best for children and families to one that allows the family to fully participate in decision-making.
This section covers resources and tools to improve practice as related to QSR indicators. Some resources came from System Improvement Plans developed locally after QSR. Others were developed as a result of QSR nationwide.