Systems of Care
Series: Bulletins for Professionals|
Child Welfare Information Gateway |
|Year Published: 2008|
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National Technical Assistance and Evaluation Center for Systems of Care
Provides programmatic and evaluation technical assistance, research, and training to child welfare agencies involved in building systems of care. The Center conducts the national evaluation and provides technical assistance to recipients of cooperative agreements through the Children's Bureau's Improving Child Welfare Outcomes Through Systems of Care demonstration initiative.
Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
Serves families of children and youth with mental health needs. This advocacy organization represents children, youth, and families from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development
Established to improve the quality of life for all children and youth, especially those with, or at risk for, special needs and their families. The center serves vulnerable children and their families directly and influences local, State, national, and international programs and policy. Includes the National Center for Cultural Competence and National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health.
National Resource Center for Family-Centered Practice and Permanency Planning
Focuses on increasing the capacity and resources of State, tribal, and other publicly supported child welfare agencies to promote practices that support the safety, permanency, and well-being of children while meeting the needs of their families.
National Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational Improvement
Strengthens and supports State and tribal agencies committed to the welfare of children, youth, and families through training, technical assistance, and evaluation in the area of organizational improvement.
Research and Training Center for Children's Mental Health
Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida
Addresses the need for improved services and outcomes for children with serious emotional and behavioral disabilities and their families.
Research and Training Center on Family Support and Children's Mental Health
Portland State University
Dedicated to researching, evaluating, and promoting effective community-based, culturally competent, family-centered services for children and youth with multiple needs and their families.
The Technical Assistance Center for Systems of Care and Evidence Based Practices for Children and Families
Provides support to 30 grant sites across Indiana that received funding to build systems of care for youth with multiple needs. The center provides onsite consultation, assessment of community strengths and needs, customized community and regional training workshops, and coordination with State agencies to develop standards and outcome measures for systems of care.
Technical Assistance Partnership for Child and Family Mental Health
Supports grant communities in their efforts to develop and implement local systems of care targeting children and youth with serious emotional disturbance and their families. Since its authorization in 1993, the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families program has provided funding to more than 67 systems of care communities around the country.
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