Activity

2d.A3

(Domain 2)

Disproportionality: Fact or Fiction?

Review the available data on disproportionality (race, ethnicity, or other disproportionality) for your unit, division, and/or agency.

  • What do the data mean?

Compare these data across units, divisions, offices, or counties.

  • How does your unit, office, county, or program fare in comparison?
  • Where could you get help in addressing disparities and improving the equity of your program delivery?
  • Are there efforts already underway to address this?

Tribal child welfare agencies may review the available data on disproportionate numbers of Indian children in public child welfare. Compare these data across states or regions and other cultural groups.

  • Where could you get help in addressing disparities and improving equitable services?
  • What efforts are already underway?

GOAL:

To heighten awareness about how to address racial and ethnic or other disproportionality at your agency.

RELEVANT FOR:

  • Executive
  • Middle Manager
  • Supervisor
  • Caseworker

APPROVAL or SUPPORT needed.