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IV-E Prevention Toolkit: Identifying and Engaging Partners

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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, Identifying and Engaging Partners, reviews opportunities for cross-system collaboration and discusses partners and stakeholders who are likely to be helpful during planning. It also includes resources about engaging partners. 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: This is  Step 1. Identifying and engaging partners; The other steps are 2. Assessing population, service needs, and service coverage; 3. Determining priorities, goals, and actions; 4. Understanding roles of funding and decision points; 5. Developing a plan for Title IV-E prevention services

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Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) | Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant (SABG) | Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) | Community Mental Health Services Block Grant (MHBG)