Model Approach to Partnerships in Parenting
Children's Alliance of Kansas
Describes this approach to helping prospective foster and adoptive parents make the decision to pursue foster parenting or adoption. Over the course of 10 meetings, parents assess their parenting skills, their desire and ability to work as partners in permanency planning, and their ability to meet the needs of children for safety, permanency, and well-being.
Model Approach To Partnerships In Parenting (mapp)
Highlights the Model Approach to Partnerships in Parenting (MAPP), a comprehensive program designed to extend the idea of building positive relationships and alliances beyond birth parents.
Trauma Informed PS - MAPP (TIPS-MAPP)
The California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare (2016)
Describes the Trauma Informed PS - Model Approach to Partnerships in Parenting (TIPS-MAPP) training curriculum for prospective foster/adoptive parents.
Examples of States that use the MAPP model:
District of Columbia (PDF- 353 KB)