Prevention/Early Intervention

Episode 50: Family First – Title IV-E Prevention Plan Implementation Updates, Part 1

The Children’s Bureau (CB) hosted a webinar to share the lessons and experiences of two jurisdictions whose Title IV-E Prevention Plans received approval from CB. The webinar’s intent was to provide child welfare leaders and their partners with perspectives, tips, and guidance on developing and implementing prevention plans to support their unique needs while taking

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Putting Family First: Developing an Evidence-Based Child Welfare Preventive Practice Model

This paper provides guidance for state child welfare agencies on what to consider when developing a preventive practice model that aligns with the requirements of Family First, addresses the unique needs of families within local communities and ensures that selected programs and practices can be implemented with quality. It is designed to help child welfare

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Family First Toolkit Part 3: Evaluating & Improving Quality

The tools in this kit align with the second phase of Family First Implementation: evaluating and improving quality. These tools focus on identifying and collecting the necessary data for Family First CQI and provide guidance to help jurisdictions build the infrastructure for a CQI process that identifies gaps in performance, explores underlying conditions, and promotes

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