START Snapshot

The START Snapshot provides the START Model's description, summary of its national reach, and the proven results. Download

2024-05-02T19:45:17+00:00Categories: start|

Piloting Plans of Safe Care: Examples from Ohio’s QIC-CCCT Counties 2018-2020

This resource features plans of safe care (POSC) pilots from three Ohio counties—all of whom received implementation funding from 2018-2020 through the National Quality Improvement Center for Collaborative Community Court Teams (QIC-CCCT). Children and Family Futures (CFF), which managed the 3-year cooperative agreement from the Children’s Bureau,  provided technical assistance (TA) to [...]

2022-09-14T18:58:46+00:00Categories: QIC Main Page|

Tribal Family Wellness Plan Learning Modules

Tribal Family Wellness Plan Learning Modules The Quality Improvement Center for Collaborative Community Court Team’s Tribal Family Wellness Plan Learning Modules prepared in collaboration with the Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI), are designed to guide tribally driven collaboratives seeking to reduce the impact of substance [...]

Earlier the Better: How Court Teams are Supporting Infants and Parents Affected by Prenatal Substance Exposure

Date:  September 28th, 2021 Speakers: Ken DeCerchio (CCFF), Terri Tobin (AHP) Description:  This webinar shares key lessons and outcomes from the National Quality Improvement Center for Collaborative Community Court Teams’ (QIC-CCCT) engagement with 14 collaborative court teams. Over the last three years, QIC-CCCT demonstration sites worked intensively to design, implement, and [...]

QIC-CCCT Final Program and Evaluation Briefs

From April 2018 to December 2020 Quality Improvement Center for Collaborative Community Court Team (QIC-CCCT) staff and consultants worked intensively with 14 sites to design, implement, and test approaches to support infants, parents, and caregivers affected by prenatal substance exposure. The two briefs highlight the efforts of these collaborative court teams to [...]

Peer Recovery Staff’s Role in Engaging Families and Supporting their Recovery Journey

Peer Recovery Staff’s Role in Engaging Families and Supporting their Recovery Journey Peer Recovery Support staff with lived experience play a critical role in engaging and supporting parents and pregnant women with substance use disorders. In this four-part video series, you will hear Peer Recovery Support staff from Quality Improvement [...]

The Judge’s Role in Prevention: Implementing Plans of Safe Care

Initiative:  The National Quality Improvement Center for Collaborative Community Court Teams Description: This video featuring Judge Peggy Walker draws on her experience as the presiding judge of the Douglas County Georgia Family Treatment Court and discusses the judge’s role in improving systems of care for infants with prenatal substance exposure and [...]

QIC-CCCT Evaluation Webinar: What Does the Data Tell Us So Far?

Date: January 26th, 2021 Speakers: Terri Tobin (AHP), Jen Carpenter (AHP), Lisa Lundquist (AHP) Description:  The QIC-CCCT evaluation seeks to generate knowledge about how and to what extent demonstration sites improved child welfare and treatment outcomes, implemented the CARA amendments to CAPTA and Plans of Safe Care, built and sustained effective collaboration, [...]

Case Law Review – Prenatal Substance Exposure

This body of case law represents a robust discussion of legal issues surrounding prenatal substance exposure in civil child protection cases across the country. The variation in analysis from different jurisdictions illustrates how this area of child protection law presents many challenges and varied decision-making across courts. The goal of this case law [...]

Comprehensive Framework to Improve Outcomes for Families Affected by Substance Use Disorders and Child Welfare Involvement

Children and Family Futures’ Comprehensive Framework offers a set of proven policy and practice strategies for communities to implement to improve outcomes for families affected by substance use disorders and involvement with child welfare services. CFF developed this framework over several decades of experience working with hundreds of collaborative partnerships serving these families, supported [...]

2022-01-14T20:07:47+00:00Categories: TA Tool|
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