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Connecting the Dots: FFPSA and FCFCs
The Ohio Family & Children First Coordinators Association (OFCFCA) has partnered with ODJFS and the Center of Excellence to provide information and discussion on the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA), the role of the new Center of Excellence and information on the Communities of Support grant opportunity. The role of FCFCs in FFPSA work will also be discussed. FCFC Directors/Coordinators are the target audience. Presenters include Jeffery Van Deusen, Alex Citrin, Angie Hughes, Hannah Kneis, Alicia Allen and Elie Lewis from ODJFS; Dr. Rick Shepler from the Center of Excellence; and Ide Okojie and Lydia Tolbert from OFCFCA.

June 14, 2021 9:00 am - 12:00 pm:
Learn what FFPSA is, how/why it came to be and Ohio's timeline for implementation. There will be a deeper dive into Ohio specifics of FFPSA. Participants will learn specific details of FFPSA and what to expect come October 2021.

June 15, 2021 10:00 am- 12:00 pm:
This session will provide an overview of Ohio's new Statewide Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (COE). Among its primary responsibilities, the new COE will be responsible for building and sustaining a standardized assessment process, evaluating the effectiveness of services, and expanding service and care coordination capacity for children with complex behavioral health needs and their families. The Center will also provide orientation, training, coaching, mentoring, and other functions/supports as needed to support Ohio's statewide child caring provider network.
Additionally, this session will provide an overview of the Communities of Support grant opportunity and how communities can leverage funds to meet the goals of the grant opportunity. Prongs 1 and 2, along with CARA Plans of Safe Care, QRTP assessments, and QRTP aftercare will be discussed.

June 15, 2021 1:00 pm- 3:00 pm:
This session will provide opportunities for questions, brainstorming, group discussions & planning for next steps.
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