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PAFCAF Research & Resources

Kinship Care in South Carolina

PAFCAF 2018-2020 Strategic Plan Overview Doc

PAFCAF 2018-2020 Strategic Plan PowerPoint

PAFCAF Committees & Interest Form


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Alliance for Strong Families and Communities Federal Policy Agenda

Anti-Human Trafficking Resources

Contracts

Council on Accreditation Resources

DSS and The Michelle H. Settlement Agreement

Education

Family First Prevention Services Act

Foster Care and Therapeutic Foster Care Resources

Fundraising Resources

Kinship Care

LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care

National Training Initiative

Opioid

South Carolina Department of Social Services

South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice

Substance Abuse Resources

Trauma-Informed Care

Youth Homelessness

Other Resources


Alliance for Strong Families and Communities

A National Imperative: Joining Forces to Strengthen Human Services in America

A Blueprint for Strong Families and Communities

Alliance for Strong Families and Communities Federal Policy Agenda

National Imperative Executive Summary

Consulting and Advisory Services

Policy and Mobilization News

 

Anti-Human Trafficking Resources

South Carolina Human Trafficking Task Force Annual Report

Considerations for Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Agencies

Human Trafficking Guide for Child Welfare: A Guide for Agencies (Child Welfare Information Gateway)

Human Trafficking Guide for Child Welfare: A Guide for Caseworkers (Child Welfare Information Gateway)

 

Council on Accreditation Resources

COA – FFPSA Resource Center

Family First Prevention Services Act – Article Round-Up

 

Contracts

South Carolina Code of Laws - Title 11 - Public Finance - CHAPTER 35

SECTION 11-35-4210

 

DSS and The Michelle H. Settlement Agreement

Michelle H Final Settlement Agreement

Michelle H Approved OHAN Implementation Plan

2-20-2019 Appendix to Approved DSS Workload Implementation Plan (pdf)

2-20-2019 Approved DSS Placement Implementation Plan (pdf)

2-20-2019 Approved DSS Workload Implementation Plan (pdf)

2-25-2019 APPROVED Health Plan Addendum (pdf)

8-23-2018 FINAL Approved DSS Health Care Implementation Plan (pdf)

Appendix B FINAL Health Care Targets (pdf)

Appendix D FINAL DSS Care Coordination Model Responsibilities and Staffing (pdf)

Appendix E FINAL Request for Additional Information from Select Health (pdf)

APPROVED Placement Implementation Plan (pdf)

Approved Placement Plan Resources Appendix (pdf)

Approved Visitation Implementation Plan (pdf)

Evaluation of the Indiana Dept. of Child Services

 

Education

Ensuring Educational Stability - Sally Branch

Fostering Connections: Joint Guidance for Ensuring School Stability of Children in Foster Care

 

Family First Prevention Services Act

Executive Summary: Interventions with Special Relevance for the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA)

Evidence-Informed Interventions and QRTP Related Opportunities with the Family First Prevention Services Act

Intervention Evidence Standards for the Family First Prevention and Services Act

PAFCAF’s Special Policy Update on FFPSA

SCDSS Overview of Family First Prevention Services Act

SCDSS Overview of FFTA Funding Priorities

 

Fundraising Resources

Kaleidacare Grants List for Social Services

 

Kinship Care

Engaging Kinship Caregivers With Joseph Crumbley

Kinship Care Resource Kit for Community and Faith-Based Organizations: Helping Grandparents and Other Relatives Raising Children (Children’s Defense Fund)

WikiHow for Kinship Foster Care

Children’s Defense Fund – Family First Resources

60 Minutes Interview with Oprah on ACEs

Paper Tigers

Grand Families

Family Voices United

SCDSS and Kinship Care

 

LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care

Guide on Engaging Prospective Trans & Non-Binary Foster and Adoptive Parents

Helping Families Support LGBT Children

LBGTQ Youth Report

Relias Webinar, 12-5-17: Providing Services to LGBTQ Youth

 

National Training Initiative

Adoption Mental Health Course User Manual

Click Here To Enroll

Keys to Success for the NTI Mental Health Professionals Training

Review a Summary of This Initiative

 

Opioid

USDA on Opioids

 

South Carolina Department of Social Services

FY 2018-2019 Budget Hearing

Ways and Means Healthcare Subcommittee - FY 18-19 Budget Hearing

South Carolina Chafee Independent Living Program

 

South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice

South Carolina Incident Form

South Carolina Isolation Information Form

SCDJJ Organizational Structure

SCDJJ Organizational Chart

SCDJJ Prevention and Diversion Programs

 

Substance Abuse Resources

A Collaborative Approach to the Treatment of Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorders

CAPTA – The Child Abuse Prevention Treatment Act

Drug Testing in Child Welfare: Practice and Policy Consideration

Substance Abuse Specialist in Child Welfare Agencies and Dependency Courts

Tutorial 1: Understanding Child Welfare and the Dependency Court: A Guide for Substance Abuse Treatment Professionals

Tutorial 2: Understanding Substance Use Disorders, Treatment, and Family Recovery: A Guide for Child Welfare Professionals

Tutorial 3: Understanding Substance Use Disorders, Treatment, and Family Recovery: A Guide for Legal Professionals

Understanding Substance Abuse and Facilitating Recovery: A Guide for Child Welfare

Understanding Screening and Assessment of Substance Use Disorders – Child Welfare Practice Tips

 

Foster Care and Therapeutic Foster Care Resources

HEDIS ® Measures & Tips: Behavioral Health 

What is Foster Care in South Carolina?

What is Therapeutic Foster Care?

SCDSS Foster Care Data Dashboard

 

Trauma-Informed Care

Editorial: Introduction to Special Issue on Trauma

Trauma Informed Care: What it is, and Why it is Important – Article - Harvard Medical School

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Six Guiding Principles to Trauma Informed Approach

 

Youth Homelessness

A Resource to Help Columbia’s Homeless

Youth Resource Guide

 

Other Resources

Annie E Casey 2019 Kids Count Data Book

ACE Connection Resource List

Disaster Planning for Child Welfare Agencies

Important Safety Rules To Teach Children

Psychotropic Medication Reference Chart

South Carolina United Way Public Policy and Advocacy Agenda

CWLA – South Carolina’s Children At a Glance 2019