The Stars Aligned

In July 2012, Hillsborough County selected a new local care provider, Eckerd Community Alternatives. Immediately, Eckerd began reviewing open cases with an eye toward safety, poring over the county’s previous child-endangerment cases, paying particular attention to the deaths, and Casey Family Programs had offered to facilitate discussions to promote more collaborative leadership in child welfare.

Eckerd went over all 1500 child welfare cases in the county and designed a real-time quality-assurance program that targeted the highest-risk cases that they called the Eckerd Rapid Safety Feedback® model.

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