Collaborating to Create Family-Focused Courts: Episode 7

Explore part 7 of the series and infographic to learn about collaborating to build a fully supportive system to meets the needs of families in their communities.

Publication year: 2020
Author:
Capacity Building Center for States
Transcript (PDF, 126.24KB)

Description

Explores the growing partnerships and evolving practices of a family drug treatment court as it becomes more family focused. In this episode, a judge and a child welfare agency leader discuss the challenges, achievements, and strategies of the Tompkins County Family Treatment Court. This longstanding collaboration between the child welfare, substance use treatment, and judicial systems has been steadily growing its Family Treatment Court Team and improving outcomes for families since 2001. Program managers can use the podcast series and accompanying Building Our Child Welfare System Together infographic to spark conversations with staff and stakeholders about working collaboratively to build a supportive system that meets the full spectrum of needs of families in their communities.
 

Suggested Citation

Capacity Building Center for States (2021). Citation will be generated based on the resources. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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