Fostering Connections Resource Center

DC's health care coordination efforts

The Children and Family Services Agency in Washington, D.C. has a unique collaborative within the Agency to coordinate and ensure youth in care receive adequate health care, dental care and mental health services. Health services are tracked, monitored, and reviewed by CFSA's Office of Clinical Practice (OCP). OCP leads a multidisciplinary team of professionals, including a pediatrician and registered nurses, in coordinating comprehensive physical, mental, and behavioral health services for children and youth and providing in-house expertise in domestic violence, substance abuse, education, and family-involved conferencing.  Read more.


The Fostering Connections Resource Center gratefully acknowledges the National Association of Public Child Welfare Administrators for providing these summaries of state approaches. Please visit NAPCWA for the complete implementation summary.

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