​​Investing in Community-Based Care for Children and Youth Involved With Child Welfare​

Explore tools, resources, and strategies to build a continuum of behavioral health care for children and youth involved with child welfare. 

Publication year: 2022
Capacity Building Center for States


​Use this annotated resource list to support implementation of specific provisions within the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA), including reduction of congregate care and appropriate use of qualified residential treatment programs. Discover questions for consideration and tools to support community collaborations, funding innovations, assessment and placement decisions, service array and continuum, and connections between children, youth, and caring adults. 

Suggested Citation

Capacity Building Center for States. (2022). Investing in community-based care for children and youth involved with child welfare. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

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