Presentation on theme: "CO SOC Collaborative A CO SOC Expansion Grant Partner."— Presentation transcript:
CO SOC Collaborative A CO SOC Expansion Grant Partner
Who We Are! We were formed by the Project BLOOM SOC Grant in the Spring of 2003. Our purpose was and continues to be to provide a framework for a CO System of Care. Moving towards a more integrated and coordinated system of care for Colorado’s children, youth and families.
At our table. Family members Family-Driven Organizations Youth State agency and provider partners County agency and provider partners Family Advocates
What we are recommending. 1.Moving forward, formalize the role of the CO SOC Collaborative to serve as a clearing house for SOC resources. Enhance and expand the current SOC Collaborative Website. Prepare and post SOC Primer modules for an on-line training curriculum.
SOC Primer Modules Short-term Plan Focus on 2 modules: 1.Cultural Responsiveness- Inserting webinars and other SOC Expansion Grant resources. 2.Family and Youth Involvement Long-range Recommendation Create modules on the other SOC Primer sections. Integrate expertise of SOC Collaborative partners and 8 SOC Expansion Grant communities.
Family and Youth Involvement Family Involvement Ensuring that family members, family advocates, family- organization representative and youth are treated with dignity and respect and that their participation is encouraged and valued. Including: 1.Clearly defined roles and expectations. 2.Address: 1.Meeting notification 2.Reimbursement practices 3.Using measurement tools to monitor progress, impact and challenges.
Recommendation 2: Social Marketing Plan Short-Term Plan 1.Disseminate info from the Orlando Training Institutes 2.Review Collaborative’s 1 st E-Newsletter 3.Market Primer modules Long-Term Plan 1.Use multiple methods to inform and educate about SOC goals, principles and practices. 2.Showcase SOC resources and info state-wide 3.Disseminate SOC outcome data
Challenges and Lessons Learned NEED FOR PROTOCOLS: Notification Reimbursement Communication Inclusion in planning and training opportunities Sharing information Discussion: 1.What do you want to see included in the SOC Primer modules? 2.Give us your thoughts on how to make information easily accessible. 3.Your ideas on: Family and Youth Involvement Social Marketing Plan Using the Collaborative in the most effective and beneficial way.