This webinar provides an overview of the Family First Prevention Services Act provisions and strategies related to reducing reliance on congregate care.
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The recorded webinar, Safely Reducing the Use of Congregate Care: Considerations in the Age of Family First, includes examples from agencies that have successfully reduced the number of children in group care. Presenters from Connecticut and Oklahoma child welfare agencies share strategies used to increase the number of children who safely remain with their own families or in the least restrictive, most family-like setting.
Capacity Building Center for States (2018). Safely Reducing the Use of Congregate: Considerations in the Age of Family First. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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