How to Develop a Statewide System to Link Families With Community Resources: A Manual Based on "Help Me Grow"

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How to Develop a Statewide System to Link Families With Community Resources: A Manual Based on "Help Me Grow"

Description

Based on Connecticut’s “Help Me Grow” Initiative, this online manual offers guidance for exploring, creating, and/or enhancing a single-point-of-access system to connect children at risk for developmental or behavioral problems with community resources. This manual is organized into the following topics:

  • Framing the issue
  • Building collaboration: The recruitment, retention, and recognition of partners
  • The call center
  • Community-based liaisons
  • Data collection, evaluation, and continuous quality improvement
  • Closing comments

Developer:

Connecticut Children's Medical Center; Connecticut Children's Trust Fund; Carey Consulting; The Child Health and Development Institute of CT

Funding Sources:

Commonwealth Fund

History

Release Date: 2006
Original Summary: June 2008
Last Updated: 03/28/12

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