FAST Implementation - Family Service League

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Abstract Family Service League, Inc. Purpose This proposal is to support Family Service League, Inc. implement a custom Family Advocacy Support Tool (FAST) with the creation of a customized FAST reference guide, training, technical assistance, and consultation. Methods 1. Workforce Development: develop a custom FAST Reference Guide for Family Service League and Certification Course to ensure fidelity to the Transformational Collaborative Outcomes Management (TCOM) approach: a. Develop a customized FAST Reference Guide for Family Service League, Inc. b. Create a customized online certification course for Family Service League’s FAST on c. Provide technical assistance, consultation on implementation of the FAST within Family Service League’s programs. 2. Workforce Development: CAT Training: a. TCOM Overview Training (remote) b. FAST Orientation Training (remote) c. Training to include one-year access to for attendees. Qualifications of Key Staff April D. Fernando, PhD Background and experience: Dr. Fernando is the Associate Director for Workforce Development at the Center for Innovation in Population Health, and an Assistant Professor of Health, Behavior and Society at the College of Public Health, University of Kentucky. Dr. Fernando works with non-profit agencies as well as child welfare and behavioral health care systems across the United States in implementing Transformational Collaborative Outcomes Management (TCOM) and utilizing the TCOM tools such as the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS). She developed the CANS-Commercially Sexually Exploited version, which is used nationally. A licensed clinical psychologist, Dr. Fernando brings her years of experience as an educator, clinician, and mental health administrator to her work with TCOM and the CANS. Position Description: Dr. Fernando will be the FAST implementation lead for this project. In this role she will consult across the team to support the use of the FAST as a foundation for trauma-informed care and a data source for continuous quality improvement (CQI) efforts.
Effective start/end date11/16/216/30/22


  • Family Service League Incorporated: $14,674.00


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