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Demonstration Sites and References
Improving Child Welfare Outcomes Through Systems of Care Demonstration Sites
California - Partnering4Permanency - Valerie Earley, Project Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Colorado - Jefferson County System of Care - Susan Franklin, Project Director, SFrankli@jeffco.us
Kansas - Family Centered Systems of Care - Beth Evans, Project Director, email@example.com
Nevada - Caring Communities Project - Tom Morton, Project Director, MortonTD@co.clark.nv.us
New York - The CRADLE in Bedford Stuyvesant: A Systems of Care Initiative - Nigel Nathaniel, Project Director, Nigel.Nathaniel@dfa.state.ny.us
North Carolina - Improving Child Welfare Outcomes Through Systems of Care - Eric Zechman, Project Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
North Dakota - Medicine Moon Initiative: Improving Tribal Child Welfare Outcomes Through Systems of Care - Deb Painte, Project Director, email@example.com
Oregon - Improving Permanency Outcomes Project - Patrick Melius, Project Director, Patrick.J.Melius@state.or.us
Pennsylvania - Locally Organized Systems of Care - Andrea Richardson, Project Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
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Patt, S. (2007). A community in support of children and families: Operationalizing Portland, Maine's community partnership for protecting children. Retrieved September 3, 2008, from http://www.cssp.org/uploadFiles/Patt_PAE.pdf
Robichaud, A. (2007). Moving toward equal ground: Engaging the capacity of youth, families and communities to improve treatment services and outcomes in the juvenile justice system. Retrieved June 11, 2009, from http://www.reclaimingfutures.org/sites/default/files/documents/RF_Moving_Toward_color.pdf(PDF - 440 KB)
Ungar, M., Manuel, S., Mealey, S., Thomas, G., & Campbell, C. (2004). A study of community guides: Lessons for professionals practicing with and in communities. Social Work, 49(4), 550-561.
The National Technical Assistance and Evaluation Center for Systems of Care is funded by the Children's Bureau, under contract with ICF International. The Center assists and supports grantees funded through the Improving Child Welfare Outcomes Through Systems of Care demonstration initiative by providing training and technical assistance and a national evaluation of the demonstration initiative. Contact: Yvette Lamb, Project Director, 10530 Rosehaven Street, Suite 400, Fairfax, VA 22030-2840, 703.385.3200.
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