Our work & services


Our project work focuses on partnering with early adopters and innovators in the field of child welfare to dramatically improve outcomes for youth and families, and to create meaningful, sustainable change. We guide and support courageous child welfare leaders on the forefront of systems change who are building a movement to preserve the family connections needed for lifelong success.


Alia builds the case for change by creating opportunities for leaders and organizations to think differently about every facet of child welfare transformation.


Alia supports all areas of organizational wellbeing to ready the mindset, practice, structure, and cultural foundations needed for transformation.


Alia mobilizes leaders to codesign solutions with parents and communities to keep families safely together.

We build deep, lasting relationships and customized services, supporting our partners through all phases of work – from awareness to sustainable change.

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Speaking Engagements

Dynamic speaking sessions delivered to engage, motivate, and educate any size audience

  • Keynotes
  • Trainings
  • Microlearnings
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Monthly, one-on-one sessions to support leaders' personal and professional abilities to achieve the mission of their organization with care and excellence

  • Executive coaching
  • Leadership coaching
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Learning Labs

Anchored around a topic or specific role, participants apply new concepts in new ways through structured peer-to-peer learning activities using an approach of discovery, applied learning, and experimentation

Topics include workforce resilience, leadership strategy, leadership development, permanency, anti-racism, trauma-competency, Dear Leaders, and family-centered practice

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Focused engagements that provide in-depth, immersive experiences for your team to explore specific content areas or tackle agency-specific challenges in concentrated blocks of time

  • Breakthrough sessions
  • Summits

Building your UnSystem: The Phases of Change to Primary Prevention

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We developed a guide that outlines five phases for designing and implementing primary prevention in a system. These phases have been distilled through the existing literature on workforce resilience and systems change, and tap into Alia’s years of experience supporting child welfare agencies across the country who are operationalizing them in practice.