Table of Contents REFORMING THE CHILD PROTECTION SYSTEM Reforming What System? What Is The Point Of Reforming Child Protection? Can We Accept Business As Usual? From Rules To Outcomes To Standards Standards Driven, Best Practice Based Child Protection? A Call For Guiding Principles Toward Reliance On Professional Judgment Toward Safety, Permanence, And Ongoing Success Shifting Toward Success Centered Practice The Transition to Community Integration A Unique Support Network For Each Child Closed Structures And Fuzzy Boundaries Toward An Open Structure Paradigm For Child Protection Open Structures And Emerging Models Of Excellence Toward A Unified Commitment Toward Values Centered Practice Toward Performance Based Services Toward Principle-based Practice Please send comments or questions to Gary A. Crow, Ph.D. GAC@garygripes.com || and visit www.garygripes.com.