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Strategies and Models to Effectively Serve Teens and JD/PINS

This presentation provides different strategies that jurisdictions can use to effectively serve teens in the foster care sytem, including those who are involved in the juvenile justice system or a Persons In Need of Supervision case.

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Effective Strategies to Strengthen Safety Planning, 1017s and Kinship Foster Care Worksheet

This worksheet accompanies the presentation Effective Strategies to Strengthen Safety Planning, 1017s and Kinship Foster Care and enables a jurisdiction to analyze its use of these three placement types.

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Effective Strategies to Strengthen Safety Planning, 1017s and Kinship Foster Care

This presentation presents strategies that jurisdictions can employ to enhance their use of safety plans, 1017 placements and kinship foster care.

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How to Assess Your County’s Prevention Services Array

This presentation accompanies the Assessing Prevention Services Array tool and worksheet and provides an overview of how a jurisdiction can identify its prevention services needs and build a comprehensive array of prevention services.

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Exploring Organizational Readiness and System Change

This presentation reviews key concepts of implementation science and organizational readiness and offers research-informed strategies for successful implementation.

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Decreasing Residential Care and Building Strong Family and Community Supports

This presentation presents the efforts underway in Suffolk County to reduce their reliance on congregate care and implement strategies to increase family and community supports.

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Assessing Prevention Services Array Worksheet

This worksheet is a Word version of the Assessing Prevention Services Array Tool. It enables a jurisdiction to catalog and assess their array of prevention programs, identifying any gaps in their programming.

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Assessing Prevention Services Array Tool

This tool enables a jurisdiction to catalog and assess their array of prevention programs, identifying and gaps in their programming.

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Assessing Prevention Services Array Tool: Data Descriptions

This document is a companion to the Assessing Prevention Services Array Tool and Worksheet. It provides descriptions of the different data points that are collected on the tool and worksheet.

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Kin-First Placement

Foster & Kinship Parent Recruitment and Support Best Practice Inventory

This best-practice inventory presents consensus from the field about the key steps needed to find and keep amazing kin and non-kin foster parents. It presents best practices and models for identifying, recruiting, training and retaining great foster parents.

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The Family First Readiness Initiative is a project of the Redlich Horwitz Foundation, in partnership with the New York Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS), Casey Family Programs and local jurisdictions. Strategies, tools and resources herein are based on the Foundation’s work with 27 counties across NY since 2014.

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