Arkansas Arkansas’ goals through the IDTA Program were:

  • to raise awareness of the need for and value of cross-system collaborations,
  • gain an understanding of local level perceptions of barriers and input on strategies to address these, and
  • promote interest and generate support for system and practice change.

To this end, they developed the following product:

  • Interagency Memorandum of Understanding (PDF 14 KB)

    Seen as a significant achievement that will foster new linkages that benefit families in the child welfare system by making new resources available related to treatment and employment services.

  • Highlighted Resource

    • Brief Focused Technical Assistance Description
      Brief Focused Technical Assistance Description(330 KB)

      National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare, 2020

      This document provides an overview of the National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare’s (NCSACW) Brief Focused Technical Assistance (BFTA) program. Available to states, communities, and tribes, BFTA supports sites’ development and implementation of collaborative, cross-system strategies to improve outcomes for infants affected by prenatal substance exposure and their families and caregivers.

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