Colorado Colorado’s primary focus was the development of a practice protocol for screening, assessment, engagement, and retention. Given the autonomy of the county-administered service delivery system, the team recognized that County-level involvement would be essential to achieving change in practice. Several strategies were included in the work plan to address this.

In addition to the outcomes listed below, the IDTA led Colorado to establish a licensing category for substance abuse treatment professionals who want to specialize in working with families involved in the child welfare system.

The major product goals and levels of accomplishment were:

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