IV-E Prevention Toolkit: Determining Priorities, Goals, and Actions


This toolkit aims to help states develop a plan for Title IV-E prevention services, and to assist states in planning a comprehensive array of services to help prevent the need for foster care placement (“prevention services”) by braiding Title IV-E prevention services reimbursement with Medicaid and other funding mechanisms. This tool, Determining Priorities, Goals, and Actions, discusses factors to consider in prioritizing planning for prevention services (including those reimbursable as Title IV-E prevention services) to address the needs of families with children at risk of entering foster care. Other parts of this toolkit may be found on the project’s landing page.

This toolkit offers considerations for planning and is organized as follows: 1. Identifying and engaging partners; Step 2. Assessing population, service needs, and service coverage; This is Step 3. Determining priorities, goals, and actions; The other steps are  4. Understanding roles of funding and decision points; 5. Developing a plan for Title IV-E prevention services


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