Projects & Research
- Families and Children Together In Seminole (FACTS)
- The FACTS system transformation is being implemented in order to ensure that services and supports for children, youth, young adults and families are integrated across human service systems and implemented consistent with System of Care and Trauma-informed Care values and principles.
- Florida’s Center for the Advancement of Child Welfare Practice
- Florida’s Center for the Advancement of Child Welfare Practice provides information, collaboration and program support to Florida’s professional child welfare stakeholders. The Center functions under the guidance of a public/private statewide Steering Committee of public/private stakeholders. Services include a fully searchable on-line knowledge base, a comprehensive video training component for professionals, and a collaboration component that serves as an interactive on-line information-sharing portal where peers and experts can interact with each other and develop on-line learning communities.
- Research and Training Center for Children’s Mental Health
- Funding for the Research and Training Center for Children’s Mental Health ended September, 2009. For 25 years, the Center supported the development of systems of care that provide access to effective care for children with mental health challenges and their families through an integrated set of research, training, consultation, and dissemination activities.
- System of Care Practice Review
- SOCPR provides a tool for assessing whether system of care principles are operationalized at the level of practice. It also provides a measure of how well the overall service delivery system is meeting the needs of children with serious emotional disturbances (SED) and their families.
- System of Care Practice Review Training (SOCPR)
- The SOCPR will support the mandate of Coordinated Access to bring mental health and developmental agencies together in the provision of case resolution and referral services through a focus on community-based, individualized and culturally competent care for children and families. This training will occur over the course of one year and will be conducted in five phases.
- Theory-based Logic Models Technical Assistance and Training/CMHI National Evaluation
- The USF Logic Model Team provides technical assistance to funded system of care communities. The USF Logic Model Team has worked with many communities to craft logic models that reflect their unique contexts and theories of change.
- Trauma Recovery Initiative for Youth (TRI) Center
- The TRI Center aims to demonstrate and evaluate the effectiveness of sustainable, culturally competent, trauma-focused interventions and trauma-informed system approaches to ameliorate adverse consequences of complex trauma experience for abused and neglected youth in foster care and other out-of-home family care in the Florida Panhandle region.
The article discusses findings related to the use of the Prevent-Teach-Reinforce Model with Families of Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
The Florida HIPPY Training and Technical Assistance Center has received approximately $1.2 million in funding from the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County to expand a national home visitation, evidence-based program that focuses on parent involvement and school readiness.
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