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2-Family Treatment Courts Training and Technical Assistance Program

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2022, $5,000,000)

The Center for Children and Family Futures (CCFF) is committed to implementing the Family Treatment Courts (FTC) Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Program with excellence. The program will provide TTA to improve outcomes with equity for all children, youth, parents, and families affected by substance misuse/use disorders (SUDs), co-occurring mental disorders, child abuse and neglect, and criminal/juvenile justice systems involvement.  CCFF will: 1) conduct a national FTC Needs Assessment and self-assessments to identify current strengths and barriers for action planning; 2) deliver virtual and onsite TTA to OJJDP-funded grantees, non-grantees and collaboratives, and statewide initiatives; 3) provide peer-to-peer learning opportunities through the Peer Learning Court Program, Idea Exchanges, and Communities of Practice; 4) update and develop new resources with content on equity, disproportionality, and disparities; 5) facilitate local, regional, and statewide trainings to support fidelity to the FTC Standards; 6) provide virtual training to improve FTC effectiveness through the FTC Practice Academy and FTC Online Tutorial; 7) deliver trainings at national and state conferences; 8) coordinate with OJJDP TTA providers to maximize use of OJJDP funds across multiple programs; 9) develop and disseminate program materials that promote knowledge and application of evidence-based policy and practice; and 10) market program services and products.

Date Created: September 29, 2022