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SocW582_F11_Session2 - An Introduction to System of Care...

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An Introduction to System of Care and the Child Welfare System Alfred G. Perez Jane Addams College of Social Work University of Illinois at
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“The world that we have made as a result of the level of thinking we have done thus far creates problems that we cannot solve at the same level at which we created them.” – ALBERT EINSTEIN
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The Problems Not meeting the needs of the child, youth and family Increasing number of children being removed from their homes and schools. Increased numbers entering into acute in-patient programs Inefficient Lacking localized services Escalating costs Inflexible Lacking cross agency communication and coordination
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No identified outcomes Services developed in response to funding not need in response to the needs of the child/youth/family Not meeting the needs of the schools serving our children Many population disparities
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A system of care incorporates a broad array of services and supports for a population of children and families that is organized into a coordinated network, integrates care planning and management across multiple levels, is culturally and linguistically competent, and builds meaningful partnerships with families and youth at service delivery, management, and policy levels. Definition of a System of Care Pires, S. (2002). Building systems of care: A primer. Washington, D.C.: Human Service Collaborative.
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History of Systems of Care (SOC) Movement Over the past twenty years there have been concerted national efforts to help states and localities build systems of care for children and adolescents with emotional disorders and their families.
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CASSP In 1983, with a mandate and funding from Congress, the National Institute of Mental Health initiated the Child and Adolescent Service System Program (CASSP), which provided funds and technical assistance to all fifty states, several U.S. territories, and a number of local jurisdictions to plan and begin to develop systems of care for children with serious emotional disturbance. CASSP recognized that
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National Family Voice In the mid-1980s a burgeoning family movement began to gather strength, and a national, organized, family voice emerged, with creation of the Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health in 1989 and the growth of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill Child and Adolescent Network (NAMI CAN).
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MHSPY In 1989 the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation launched the Mental Health Services Program for Youth (MHSPY), which funded 12 states and cities, and in 1992 provided replication monies to fund 15 more states and localities. This initiative introduced managed care technologies to the development of systems of care.
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In 1986 Congress passed the State Comprehensive Mental Health Services Plan Act, which required all states to develop and implement plans to create community-based service systems for persons with serious mental illness, including adults and children, and mandated participation of family members and consumers in the development of state plans. This legislation reinforced the
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This note was uploaded on 10/07/2011 for the course SOCW 582 taught by Professor Alfredperez during the Fall '11 term at Ill. Chicago.

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SocW582_F11_Session2 - An Introduction to System of Care...

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