Race, Equity, and Ethics: Questions on Child Welfare and Predictive Analytics [Youtube video].
Russell, Jesse. Halyard, Tashira.
Center for the Study of Social Policy (Washington, D.C.)
1 Youtube video
Published: February 2017
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In this 1-hour webinar, Dr. Jesse Russell discusses the structural factors that bring families to the attention of child welfare agencies and how to consider these factors when implementing predictive modeling tools. The webinar is the third in a series on predictive analytics and child welfare. This webinar discusses the use of predictive analytics in different fields, key components of good decision making in child welfare, considerations when using predictive analytics at critical decision points, racial equity and predictive analytics, the ethics of using predictive analytics, and the effectiveness of predictive analytics in child welfare.
child welfare training; predictive analytics; predictor variables; data analysis; data collection; decision making; risk factors; information technology; ethics; racial disproportionality; racial factors