Advancing a Family-Centered Approach: Lessons from the Prevention and Family Recovery Initiative

Advancing a Family-Centered Approach: Lessons from the Prevention and Family Recovery Initiative updates the original nine PFR lessons published in 2017. FTC teams and stakeholders can approach the lessons as a complete package or view each one individually to focus on a specific topic.

  • All (includes all nine lessons as one document)
  • Lesson 1: Increased, Renewed, and Continued Focus on Cross-Systems Collaboration is Needed to Achieve and Sustain Systems Change
  • Lesson 2: The Effectiveness of Parenting and Children’s Services is Integrally Linked to Timely and Effective Substance Use Disorder Treatment
  • Lesson 3: A Formal Governance Structure is Necessary to Prioritize, Oversee, and Sustain the FTC
  • Lesson 4: FTC Teams Need to Maintain a Consistent and Strong Focus on FTC Participant Recruitment, Timely Engagement, and Retention
  • Lesson 5: Developing the Evidence-Based Program Capacity of Sites is a Complex Undertaking
  • Lesson 6: FTC Teams Need to Build Bridges to Connect Families to Services and Service Providers to Each Other
  • Lesson 7: Integrating a Truly Family-Centered Approach Requires Several Paradigm Shifts
  • Lesson 8: Building Data Capacity to Advance a Family-Centered Approach Involves Moving Beyond Just Numbers
  • Lesson 9: Achieving Larger Systems Change Requires Understanding and Adapting to the Changing Contextual Environment