Publications that address the systems of care concept and approach to service planning and provision, as well as publications that provide information on key aspects and components of systems of care.
Louisiana's Coordinated System of Care (CSoC)
Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services
Describes the State's efforts to build a coordinated system of care and presents information on goals, values, population of focus, and documents from the oversight and planning process.
North Carolina System of Care Handbook (PDF - 14,256)
North Carolina Child and Family Mental Health Services
Helps communities design and sustain a system of care approach to providing services to children and families. Resources address forming collaboratives, collaborating with families and youth, cultural competency, and building capacity through training and technical assistance.
Theory of Change Logic Models: Tools for Sustaining Community Created Systems of Care
Department of Child and Family Studies, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute (2008)
Explains how theory-based frameworks can guide changes in services to children and families, and includes links to four systems of care communities using logic models.
Updating the System of Care Concept and Philosophy (PDF - 918 KB)
Stroul, Blau, & Friedman (2010)
Explains the system of care concept, how it has evolved, and how it can be updated. The paper also discusses strategies for using the system of care concept and improving implementation and evaluation.