Family First Prevention Services Act Resource Center

News From the Field

Find news and resources from the field regarding the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) here.


Resources From the Field

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Below is a collection of resources developed by organizations across the field that are working to support the implementation of FFPSA and prepare the field for the impact of this large scale reform to the child welfare system. These resources include tools and information on wrap-around services, treatment family care, trauma-informed treatment models, implementation strategies, advocacy and more.

If there is a relevant resource that’s been helpful to you and you’d like to see it posted here, please reach out to us at PublicPolicy@coanet.org.


Implementation Guide: Are you ready to implement FFPSA?

Public Consulting Group (PCG)


Formative Evaluation Toolkit (Offers Guidance for Evaluating Programs and Early Outcomes)

Children’s Bureau


Fact Sheet: Older Youth Need Support Transitioning from Foster Care to Adulthood

Child Trends


Evidence-Based Practice Summer Webinar Series & Recordings

Lutheran Services in America


National Conference of State Legislatures

Family First Updates and New Legislation


State Foster Care Parent Policy Update: May 2019

CHAMPS


Recorded Webinar: Promoting Equitable Outcomes With the Family First Prevention Services Act

The Annie E. Casey Foundation


FamilyFirstNY.org

A Clearinghouse of information and Strategies


Casey Family Programs

2019 Signature Report: On the Pathway of Hope


National Wraparound Initiative

WRAPAROUND AND THE FAMILY FIRST PREVENTION SERVICES ACT


Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut, Inc.

Issue Brief 68: Building a Trauma-Informed Child Welfare System


American Enterprise Institute

Event Recording: After the fanfare: Family First one year later


Child Trends

How to Implement Trauma-informed Care to Build Resilience to Childhood Trauma


Family Focused Treatment Association

Program Standards for Treatment Family Care 
Revised, 2019


Opportunities for Progress: Better Serving Families with Domestic Violence through the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA)

Center for the Study of Social Policy


Center for the Study of Social Policy

Responsibly Defining Candidacy within the Context of FFPSA: Five Principles to Consider


Center for the Study of Social Policy

Family First Prevention Services Act: Pregnant & Parenting Youth FAQs


QRTP Logic Map

Public Consulting Group (PCG)


The Annie E. Casey Foundation

New Tool Kit Helps Leaders Communicate the Benefits of Family First Law


Building Bridges Initiative

Comparison of Federal REquirements for QRTP and PRTF


Children’s Defense Fund

FFPSA Summaries and Timelines


Chronicle of Social Change

Who Cares: A National Count of Foster Homes and Families


Alliance for Strong Families and Communities

Family First Prevention Services Act Summary


Association of Children's Residential Centers

Family First Prevention Services Act Summary


Family Focused Treatment Association

Family First Prevention Services Act is now Law


Foster Club, Casey Family Programs

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