2016-17 WORKING GROUP Objectives overview

 The following handout provides an overview of the working groups that will drive the work for Our Children Our Families for 2016-17. The packet covers the following topics: Working Groups Overview; Roles and Responsibilities or Chairs and Participants; Working Groups Focus Areas; Our Approach to the Working Groups; Members of Working Groups and What will Success Look Like? See handout here:

1) Coordinated Services & Targeted Resources

This working groups aims to provide guidance to OCOF in the following areas related to service delivery and target
budget decision-making:

• Analysis of existing services in each of the Goal areas and identifying gaps and redundancies

• Proposing recommendations on common definitions for services identified in Goal areas

• Based on service analysis, make recommendations on City and District resource allocation decisions

2) Data Analysis & Outcomes

This working groups aims provide guidance to OCOF to support data-informed decision-making, including:

• Proposing targets for the 19 measures in the Outcomes Framework

• Informing the development of a bi-annual family survey

• Providing input on a systematic approach to data-sharing

3) Training and Capacity Building

This working groups aims provide guidance to OCOF to support training staff and capacity building, including:

• Analysis of existing trainings in each of the goal areas and identifying gaps and redundancies

• Proposing what practices and related trainings should be expected of individuals working with children, youth and families

• Identifying mechanisms to merge citywide training opportunities and encourage systems’ adoption of common definitions