First introduced in the 1980s, the system of care approach aims to deliver culturally competent, individualized care that is coordinated across multiple systems. This framework is effective, but it requires periodic updates. This document builds on a 2010 update of the approach and responds to environmental changes, changes in health and human services delivery, experience, and new data. Specifically, it outlines necessary updates to the approach’s guiding principles, infrastructure, service array, and more.
On May 13, 2021, the NTTAC Infant & Early Childhood Transformation Team offered a webinar on fathers and systems change. This two-page document offers key takeaway points from the robust discussion for teams to further consider. Topics include: perspectives shared by presenter and advocate David Armstrong; and considerations and resources for comprehensive family engagement, such as building awareness, capacity, and inclusion.
The NTTAC Equity Team brings 5 Things to know and resources about supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) leaders in the system of care. Topics include hiring and promoting diverse staff, resisting tokenism, funding DEI initiatives, and providing unwavering support for these employees.
The NTTAC Youth & Young Adult Transformation Team brings 5 Things to know and resources about increasing youth and family engagement in System of Care initiatives. Topics include findings from the 2013-2016 System of Care Evaluation report.
The NTTAC School-based Services Transformation Team brings 5 Things to know about ensuring a continuum of care. Topics include caregiver partnerships, community partnerships, needs of youth of transition age, and restorative practices.