This plenary session focused on leveraging public-private partnerships and interagency collaboration to strengthen and preserve families, reduce placements in out-of-home care, and provide support to children and youth in foster care.
This is a seminar for community treatment service providers in Washoe County, Nevada as part of the Nevada Initiative to Reduce Long-Term Foster Care. The seminar describes the initiative, the intervention, the concept for change, and the worker and treatment provider communications.
This presentation explains how the Illinois Permanecy Innovations Initiative (PII) project expects to increase rates of permanency for the target population and it describes the intervention being used, Trauma Affect Regulation: Guide for Education and Therapy (TARGET), a strength-based approach to education and therapy when youth and their families have been affected by trauma or experience a high level of stress related to adverse experiences.
The presentation outlines the Department of Defense's prevention programs and how they are geared to provide support to active duty and reserve component members and their children, youth, and families.