National Technical Assistance and Evaluation Center for Systems of Care.
Demonstration Sites, References, and Additional Resources
Improving Child Welfare Outcomes Through Systems of Care Demonstration Grant Communities
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 - Tiffany Hesser, Project Director, HesserTi@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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Using the Behavioral and Emotional Rating Scale
Child Welfare Information Gateway, Systems of Care Resource Library
North Carolina Family Assessment Scale, Version 2.0, Definitions and User's Guide