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WY Home Matters: An Introduction to Wyoming’s Family First Prevention Process

August 26, 2020

The child welfare system nationally is undergoing a historic shift towards a prevention mindset. This shift is driven by research showing that children do best when they can live safely at home and is supported by the federal 2018 Family First Prevention Services Act. In this session we will review the requirements and funding opportunities within the Family First Act, Wyoming’s model for implementation, and how providers, schools, law enforcement, courts, and communities can get involved in prevention, with the goal of supporting families and building resilient communities in our state.