2017-18 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 2017-18. 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:

• Develop tool for analyzing gaps and redundancies in services

• Create action plan to reach 5 year targets according to OCOF measures as outlined in the outcomes framework

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

2) Data Analysis & Outcomes

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

• Track performance on targets for the 19 measures in the Outcomes Framework

• Inform the development of the bi-annual Child Family Survey

• Provide input on a systematic approach to data-sharing

3) Training and Capacity Building

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

• Analyze existing staff training in each of the goal areas

  • Identify any gaps in terms of issues or populations 

• Propose common definitions, standards and practices

• Recommend areas for potential collaboration