Brian Clapier

Policy Fellow

Brian Clapier is a Policy Fellow at Chapin Hall. In this role, he collaborates with local leaders to reduce the need for foster care and to increase the overall well-being of children involved with the child welfare system. Clapier develops strategic plans, designs and implements data dashboards and statistical processes, and applies predictive analytics. He also provides training to program staff to ensure they are able to enter and make use of available data.

Prior to coming to Chapin Hall, Clapier served as the Associate Commissioner for Research and Analytics at the New York City (NYC) Administration for Children Services (ACS). In this role, he developed and oversaw organizational strategic initiatives as well as system-level data reporting and continuous quality improvement processes. During his tenure at ACS, Clapier led the design and application of several predictive analytic models and redesigned the NYC Provider Scorecard to focus on outcome achievement rather than compliance. He also realigned the NYC ChildStat process to complement ongoing system-level strategic planning. Prior to joining NYC ACS, Clapier served as the Deputy Commissioner for Performance Management and Accountability at the Philadelphia Department of Human Services (DHS). During his tenure with DHS, Clapier led the development and implementation of the Safety Model of Practice, an array of in-home safety services, Family Team Conferencing model, ChildStat, Quality Service Review, and the Improving Outcomes for Children initiative.

Clapier holds a Master of Social Services from Bryn Mawr College and a Bachelor of Arts from Nyack College.

Master of Social Services, Bryn Mawr College

Bachelor of Arts, Nyack College