Practice & Policy Lecture Series
 
 
Provided by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Sequoyah Memorial Office Building, 2400 N. Lincoln Blvd. • Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 521-3646 • Fax (405) 521-6684 • Internet: www.okdhs.org

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The Practice and Policy Lecture Series has been developed to provide thought-provoking presentations on Oklahoma's emerging policy issues, trends and best practices. The series is sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services Office of Planning, Research and Statistics and the University of Oklahoma Center for Public Management with the goal of providing the best educational opportunities available in a forum that offers participants an opportunity to question, share and learn from each other.

All lectures are free and open to the public.

Categories:
Aging
Child Care
Child Welfare
Customer Service
Developmental Disabilities
Domestic Violence
Economy
Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
Health Care
Leadership
Marriage and Family
Poverty Solutions
Technology

Fri., Apr. 20, 2012, Noon to 1 p.m.

The Oklahoma Pinnacle Plan: An Improvement Plan for Child Welfare Services
Oklahoma History Center, Chesapeake Room
800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr., Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Deborah G. Smith, Director, OKDHS Children and Family Services Division

Oklahoma’s plan to improve child welfare services will be presented by Deborah Smith, Director of OKDHS Children and Family Services.  The plan is a key component in settling a federal class action lawsuit.  It must address 15 key performance areas. This lecture will summarize the efforts planned to improve outcomes for Oklahoma’s 8,000 children in foster care including improving safety, increasing the number of foster homes, and decreasing the length of stay.

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Last Updated: May 29, 2015
 
Provided by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Street address: Sequoyah Memorial Office Building, 2400 N. Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Mailing address: P.O. Box 25352, Oklahoma City, OK 73125
(405) 521-3646
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