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The purpose of the Family First Prevention Act (Family First) Implementation Team is to implement the "Colorado Family First Prevention Services Act: A Road Map to the Future," created by the Family First Prevention Services Act Advisory Committee. The Family First Implementation Team is responsible to develop, deploy and monitor a plan to implement the specific defined topic area recommendations and activities within the Road Map. Objectives and outcomes include:
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The CO FFPSA Implementation team has launched the Assessment workgroup to define the assessment protocol as it relates to QRTP.
The CO FFPSA Implementation team has launched the QRTP workgroup to develop recommendations on how to implement the FFPSA requirements for QRTP, integrating efforts of workgroups on the Trauma-Informed Model, Assessment Tool and Child/Family plans to ensure consistent roll out.
The CO FFPSA Implementation team has launched the Child and Family Plan workgroup to ensure child and family plans meet FFPSA expectations and guidelines and to assess the feasibility of integrating these FFPSA plans into any other existing plans.
The CO FFPSA Implementation team has launched the Services Continuum workgroup to ensure FFPSA requirements are met to enable access to IV-E funding for placement prevention services and to define/identify a service continuum of care from prevention, early intervention, stabilization, permanency, reunification, and re-entry.
The CO Family First Implementation Team has launched the Communication workgroup to develop, implement and monitor a communication plan that provides current, consistent and accessible information and resources to all Family First stakeholders.