Family First Prevention Services Act - Investing in Prevention and Supporting Families

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Family First Prevention Services Act - Investing in Prevention and Supporting Families

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

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Participants will understand the history and implications of the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA), enacted into law February 8, 2018. FFPSA is designed to decrease out of home placement and increase the evidence based service array available to at-risk children, youth, and families. Nebraska is one of a handful of states to adopt the provisions of FFPSA, starting October 2019. 
This presentation will include: 
 Goals of FFPSA
 Title IV-E Prevention Programs
 Prevention Efforts in Nebraska
 FFPSA Modifications to Placements
 Components of a Qualified Residential Treatment Program (QRTP)
 

Presenters: 
Jamie Kramer, Department of Health and Human Services Administrator

Deb VanDyke-Ries, Nebraska Court Improvement Project Director 


Supporting Files

Slides

Nebraska Prevention Plan

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