About Us

The National Quality Improvement Center for Support and Preservation (QIC-AG) is a five year project designed to promote permanence, when reunification is no longer a goal, and improve adoption and guardianship preservation and support. The QIC-AG is built on the premise that child welfare agencies need to provide a continuum of services to increase permanency stability, beginning when children first enter the child welfare system, and continuing after adoption or guardianship has been finalized. The QIC-AG is working with eight Partner Sites to develop a continuum of services that increase pre and post permanency stability for families, improve children’s behavioral health, and advance the well-being of children and families.

For more details about the QIC-AG, click here: Project Overview

A service of the Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, USDHHS, the QIC-AG was awarded to Spaulding for Children in partnership with The University of Texas at Austin, The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.