Resources and information on mental health outcomes found in the Child and Family Services Reviews (CFSRs) and links to State resources demonstrating improvement efforts.
Four-Year Strategic Plan To Address Challenges and Opportunities in Service to Delaware's Children in Crisis (Word - 1282 KB)
Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families (2005)
An overview of Delaware's Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families and a Strategic Plan to address challenges and opportunities in providing care.
Indiana Family and Social Services Administration
State of Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction
Resources and programs for transformations, cross-systems initiatives, financing, and assessment tools.
Iowa Department of Human Services Mental Health and Disability Services
Mental Health System Improvement Workgroups engaging equal proportions representing the departments, counties, and service providers.
Nebraska Health and Human Services Children's Mental Health System
Efforts by the State of Nebraska to improve services for children and families by developing new plans at both the service and system levels. Services include funding outpatient treatment, respite care, school-based wraparound, and wraparound for children with serious emotional problems and their families.
Center for Children & Families
University of Kansas School of Social Welfare (2003)
Coordinates research and training activities at the University of Kansas School of Social Welfare in the fields of child welfare and children's mental health.
Promising Practices for Addressing the Mental Health Issues Impacting Parents of Children in Foster Care
National Resource Center for Family-Centered Practice and Permanency Planning (2006)
Teleconferences with information on mental health and children in foster care, homelessness and mental health, and mental health services for parents with co-occurring disorders.
Reports and Results of the Child and Family Service Reviews
Reports are available by State: Statewide Assessments, CFSR Final Reports, Program Improvement Plans, and Individual Key Findings Reports.
System of Care: A Complete Reference Guide for Putting SOC in Action (PDF - 989 KB)
Delaware Children's Department (2007)
Contains materials and ideas for reaching out to families, agencies and support staff, including tips explaining systems of care to parents and youth and workforce competencies for frontline staff, supervisors, and managers in a system of care environment.