National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare, 2021
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This brief discusses the importance of relationships as an essential component of sustaining systems-level change and highlights the elements of successful partnerships and cross-systems collaboration. Included in this brief are implementation strategies and considerations — such as shared mission and goals, information sharing, and clarifying roles and responsibilities — necessary to create systems change. This brief provides examples of Regional Partnership Grant lessons and strategies for strengthening partnerships and cross-systems collaboration to improve outcomes for children, parents, and their families.
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